Church school demand triggers middle class ‘rush to the font'
Although the numbers of families having babies christened are growing steadily, demand for baptism from those with older children – mostly preschool age – are growing three times as fast. According to the Church of England’s Christenings Project – an ongoing “market research” programme on baptisms, their motives are often mixed. (Telegraph)
Baptism: How young is too young?
Experts say that baptism ages are dropping in churches that practice believer's baptism, but caution against setting arbitrary age limits on conversion. (ABP)
Kibbutz Is Top Spot for Jordan River Baptisms
Forget cowsheds, chicken coups, combine harvesters and even computers — baptism could be the new hot kibbutz industry. (Forward)