You may register at walk-up this morning. We can't wait to see you there!
Good Friday In The Park
Hope is alive and we’re celebrating it on Good Friday, April 15th, at Klyde Warren Park in the heart of Dallas. Every year we have thousands of people gather for a time of inspiration, outdoor family fun in the kid zone, delicious food trucks, great music, and a special Good Friday message from Pastor Ed Young.
Hope For Ukraine
This year we’re also lifting up the people of Ukraine in a time of prayer that will be broadcasted to churches and communities supporting Ukrainian refugees. It will be a beautiful time for all!
5:00 – 7:00 pm (Kids Zone and Pre-Experience Activities)
7:00 – 8:00 pm (Good Friday Experience)
Complimentary parking is available at our Dallas Campus (2809 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75201) with shuttles running to and from Klyde Warren Park from 4-10pm.
What To Bring
- Lawn chairs
- Bottled Water
- Grateful heart!
Outward expression, inward decision
Simply put, baptism is an outward display and celebration of your inward decision to trust Christ with your life. It’s an act of obedience, a step of acknowledgement that is representative of the fact that Jesus died on the cross, was buried, and walked out of the grave alive so that each of us can have eternal life. When you step into the water, you are letting the world know that you have walked into a new life of faith in Jesus Christ and that you are committing to follow Him down a new path. If you’ve made the decision to follow Jesus, baptism is the next step in your spiritual journey.
“Baptism” comes from the Greek word baptizo, which means “to immerse.” Like Jesus, we should be baptized by immersion. That means going into the water, being immersed under the water, and coming back out of the water. It’s that simple!
Baptism is commanded in Scripture. Also, it identifies Christ-followers with Jesus.
Going public with our faith by being baptized is the first step of obedience after accepting Jesus as our Savior. It is a public expression of an inward connection. Don’t be ashamed to stand for your Savior!
Absolutely not! Only Christ’s sacrifice on the cross and His resurrection cleanses sin. Baptism is a celebration of our acceptance of that fact.
Believers baptism is reserved for those who are old enough to make their own faith decision to become a Christ-follower, and it always comes after one’s faith decision. Being biblically baptized, like Jesus was, in many ways confirms the dreams of those who had you baptized as an infant!
Yes! If each person understands fully the meaning of baptism, and each one has personally placed his/her trust in Christ for salvation, we encourage families to be baptized at the same time. It is a wonderful expression of commitment. However, it is important to remember that baptism is a personal statement of faith, not a family or group tradition. It is usually not wise to delay your baptism while waiting on others to join you. This puts an undue pressure on them and delays your obedience.
A child may participate in Believer’s Baptism if they are at least 6 years old, have completed Kid Faith and have made a personal decision to receive Christ. We also have an opportunity for parents to dedicate their children at our Parent Child Dedication.