New every morning is your love, great God of light, and all day long you are working for good in the world. Stir up in us desire to serve you, to live peacefully with our neighbors and all your creation, and to devote each day to your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.

"A Liturgy for Morning Prayer," Upper Room Worshipbook

Used by permission from the Book of Common Worship, © 2018 Westminster John Knox Press. All rights reserved. This prayer appears in “A Liturgy for Morning Prayer” in Upper Room Worshipbook.

The Meaning of Baptism in the United Methodist Church

Mark Stamm • February 2018

BUY Print $5.00

BUY eBook (Available in ePub or Kindle) $2.99

In this accessbile and informative book, Dr. Mark W. Stamm examines the sacrament of baptism within the context of The United Methodist Church. Included are sections on the biblical roots of baptism, the meaning of baptism as cleansing, new birth, new life, and covenant; effective means of forming persons and sponsors for baptism; and frequently asked questions about a United Methodist practice of baptism.

Dr. Mark W. Stamm is the author of numerous articles and three previous books related to various aspects of sacramental theology. He has worked as a pastor in United Methodist congregations and currently serves on the faculty at the Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, as professor of Christian worship. His most recent book is Devoting Ourselves to the Prayers: A Baptismal Theology for the Church’s Intercessory Work (Discipleship Resources).

ISBN: 978-0-88177-885-4

Kindle ISBN: 978-0-88177-886-1

EPub ISBN: 978-0-88177-887-8

Imprint: Discipleship Resources

Pub Date: February 2018

Trim Size: 5 in (w) x 7 in (h) x in (d)

Page Count: 52

BISAC Categories: RELIGION / Christian Rituals & Practice / Sacraments

BISAC1: REL055010