Baptism is not a requirement for salvation, since the thief on the cross who expressed faith in Christ was promised salvation even though he could not be baptized (Luke 23:39-43). Baptism is, however, a response from salvation. Jesus commands His disciples to be baptized (Matthew 28:19) as a demonstration of their decision to follow Him.
At LifePoint, we baptize by immersion for two reasons:
It reflects the believer’s conscious decision to become a disciple of Jesus.
Even if you were sprinkled as an infant and have since made a conscious decision to follow Christ, we invite you to participate in believer’s baptism at LifePoint!