“A century ago, Western countries contained more than four times as many Christians as the countries of the Majority World. Today, more than 1.3 billion Christians live in the Majority World, compared with about 860 million in the West.” That’s an astounding shift in only one hundred years!! “We are currently living through one of the transforming moments in history.” (more…)
Crossway Baptist in Melbourne has launched an online baptism preparation resource which is a ‘gift’ to all the rest of us as well. The site allows people to establish their own log in and then progress through a series of studies on the meaning of baptism. There is a short video for each section to help guide participants. There is a leaders guide for those helping people prepare for baptism and a section for Frequently Asked Questions. This is an excellent contribution into a much needed void of resources for baptism within our movement of churches. Check it out here.