Mother’s Day Baby Dedication 2015

Here is an audio version of the challenge that I gave to the parents and the congregation of ‪#‎HoffmantownChurch‬ on ‪#‎MothersDay2015‬

The main passage is Deuteronomy 6:1-7. I have an article based on the same message here.

Baby Dedication

This Sunday I have the honor and privilege of leading a Baby dedication service at Hoffmantown. Other than weddings and baptisms, this is one of my favorite activities as a pastor. I love what Baby dedications represent.

In some denominations, babies are baptized into the “faith”, a practice that has no foundation in Scripture. On the other hand, baby dedications are called for, directly by God. If we open up the Old Testament to the book of Numbers, a book rarely studied these days, we find a command from the Lord to bless babies.  Continue reading