Baptism

Your story needs to be heard.

We’re so excited you’re interested in possibly getting baptized. Going public with our faith in this way is not only something that Jesus has called us to do, but it can also be a tremendous blessing to others, as your hope story inspires them to a better life in Christ. If you think you might be ready to take the next step, simply fill out the baptism application at the bottom of this page.

Who should be baptized?

Christians are people who believe that the blood of Jesus Christ, shed on the cross, provides the sole basis for the forgiveness of sin. Therefore, salvation occurs only when a person places his or her faith in the death and resurrection of Christ as the sufficient payment for his or her sin. If you have accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, then you are ready to be baptized. Just like a bride and groom show others their love for one another by wearing wedding bands, your baptism is your opportunity to show others that you have accepted Christ and are now walking with Him. If you have any questions about how to begin a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, please contact us.

What does baptism symbolize?

Baptism is a way of showing others that a person has entered into a relationship with Jesus Christ. It symbolizes what took place in his/her heart at the time of salvation:

  • Acceptance of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
  • Sharing in His death and resurrection illustrated by going under the water (dead to our old life), then rising again (new life).
  • Being symbolically washed clean, our sins being forgiven by His death on the cross.

Because Jesus instructed us to be baptized, baptism is an act of obedience. While it is not necessary for salvation, it demonstrates submission to God. We immerse at Journey Church because we believe Scripture shows that Jesus modeled that for us as the way to publicly acknowledge our faith in Him.

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