Would you like for your church to be relevant. Check out this video and see if you find Ike Graul’s four simple steps helpful:
What do you think?
Also, I wrote an article titled “Repentance and Baptism…and the Jesus Movement” for New Wineskins. If you have a few minutes more to read, take a look at it.
To wet your appetite a bit… The article looks at the historical context of the Pentecost sermon and suggests that the ultimate point of repenting and being baptized is to radically commit to living life “in the name of Jesus Christ” by the power of “the gift of the Holy Spirit.” Just a little different reading than what I grew up hearing in the Churches of Christ