Tag Archives: baptism

105 – Baptism is not a one-time event



Willow’s story of coming out as trans, to her faith community and pastor, and their walk together. And how baptism represents the dying of the old life and coming to the new. Dan Handschy: As we’re talking this season about the theme of baptism and baptismal identity, speaking to Willow just seemed like a good way to start.

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102 Baptism: Getting Personal



What happens at our baptism? What it was like for the ancient Christians? How can we, today, understand our worship through the lens of baptism–and does it make a difference? It’s a topsy-turvy JesusHacked podcast where producer Beth Felice interviews podcast host (current head of the bishop’s appointed task force on baptism) the Rev. Dan Handschy on understanding our baptism.

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101 Beginning Season Two with a focus on Baptism



Welcome to our second season of JesusHacked podcast.


We’ve a special focus on Baptism this season, and what better way to start out than a conversation with Bishop Wayne Smith and podcast host Dan Handschy. Dan’s also the bishop’s appointed lead on a task force looking at how we can strengthen the rite of baptism in this community.

Can you describe how the last gasps of Christendom affect us in the Diocese of Missouri?

How might we focus attention back on baptism?

What changed in your life at your baptism, from your perspective now looking back, what was the shift that happened there?

How would our diocese re-focused on baptism, how would the life of the congregations   feel different in April 2020 (the bishop’s retirement date) from now?

As you are looking at your retirement and doing that reflection, that continuous reflection on your own baptism, what do you think God is bringing to birth in you at this moment in your life?

 

“Wade In the Water,” Ella Jenkins, Smithsonian Folkways. Used with permission.

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