Oh Texas… A hot and sexy baptism…

boobalicious. Yes, this.

And you think the gays and Democrats are what is wrong with American Christianity. This is Texas, folks.

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Post By Joel Watts (10,056 Posts)

Joel L. Watts holds a Masters of Arts from United Theological Seminary with a focus in literary and rhetorical criticism of the New Testament. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of the Free State, analyzing Paul’s model of atonement in Galatians. He is the author of Mimetic Criticism of the Gospel of Mark: Introduction and Commentary (Wipf and Stock, 2013), a co-editor and contributor to From Fear to Faith: Stories of Hitting Spiritual Walls (Energion, 2013), and Praying in God's Theater, Meditations on the Book of Revelation (Wipf and Stock, 2014).

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4 thoughts on Oh Texas… A hot and sexy baptism…

  1. For those from the Anabaptist tradition, baptism is all about symbol (over substance). So, what about that idea of the doves leaving at the end, as opposed to the Holy Spirit descending like a dove?

  2. As a native Texan, all I can say is….no.

    This does not reflect the majority of Christians in Texas. Perhaps those who treat their church as an adjunct of the country club, but no. Any attempts to insinuate that this is the default there is simply showing ignorant bias.

    Having said that. I will agree with the majority reaction that it borders on the blasphemous (if not gleefully jumping across the line of such) to desire a “stylish” baptism.

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