History: How confirmation came to be

Mar 26, 2018 by

Martin Bucer has been called “the father of Protestant confirmation.” That makes the early Anabaptists, particularly Pilgram Marpeck, grandparents of the now-common rite. Bucer was a Catholic monk who was...

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Believer’s baptism: Registering for the missionary draft

May 1, 2014 by

Those of us who favor believer’s or adult baptism over infant baptism haven’t always agreed on what stage in life a child should take this important step. Should it be at whatever age he or she...

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