You can’t just open your Bible to the New Testament to understand the symbol of baptism. There are many Old Testament stories that shed more light on the meaning of baptism as it’s laid out in Romans 6.
The last couple of weeks following the events in France with the newspaper Charlie Hebdo, many of us have grown bitter; more people seem to be clamoring against religion as nothing but intolerant and violent. What are we to do? How do we respond to large-scale injustice and how do we respond to it in our own everyday lives?