Many prospective godparents ask, "What do I have to do?" A surprising number continue to ask that question even after they are godparents. Here, at last, are some practical answers. Not simply a laundry list of activities, or a how-to guide, this book gives godparents an understanding of what-to-do and why-to-do-it, in a way that reinforces their commitment as sponsors and Christians. These practical ideas can help sponsors and god-children develop lifelong relationships that are solidly founded in Christ. Paperback. 48 pages. Contents: Your Godchild's Special Day Introduction How Do You Spell Baptism Living Out Our Baptism Who Is Your Sponsor So You Are A Godparent Bible Verses for Baptism Life Stages --- Activites for Sponsors Celebrating Baptism through the Church Year Baptism Celebrations The Congregation as the "Shalom Zone" for the Baptized Prayers for Baptism Call Me Lucky A Baptism Journal A Closing Word from our Sponsor. About the authors: Richard Bimler is the president of Wheat Ridge Ministries. He has written several books for Concordia Publishing House including: Miracles in the Middle, Angels Can Fly Because They Take Themselves Lightly; Celebrating Saints; Lord, I Want to Celebrate; 77 Ways to Involve Youth in Church; Pray, Praise and Hooray; and Sex and the New You (part of the Learning About Sex series). Richard and Hazel live in Bloomingdale, Illinois.
Offers practical ideas to help godparents relate to and connect in Christ with their godchild.
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