This is a significant reworking for a baptism service of my sermon "Advent I: Hope is Coming"
November 30, 2008 – Advent 1 – "A Baptism at Advent"
Baptism Service - Luke 1:26-38; Isaiah 9:6-7
There’s a story of a minister who like most ministers, conducted a lot of baptisms using the phrase, as we do, “In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost”. One weekend his family