There was boy who was getting baptized last night who looked to be about 4 or 5 years old. He also might have been special needs, but I am not sure. Here is the exchange (Johnny is not his real name):
Pastor: Johnny, is it true that you have accepted our Lord Jesus as your savior?
Johnny: unintelligible screech
(The pastor took that as a 'yes' I guess as after he was taken aback by the screech, he plowed on ahead)
Pastor: Johnny, have you asked Jesus to forgive you of your sins?
Johnny: Ummm, I don't know... maybe!
(Long pregnant pause... pastor is not sure what to do...)
Johnny's Dad (who was standing by him in the water): Psst! Say,"Yes sir!"
(Johnny smiles a big grin and says nothing)
Pastor awkwardly says: I now baptize you Johnny, in the name of the father, son and the holy spirit...
It was hilarious! Everyone was laughing. It was one of God's children at his finest!
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