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Four Generations Baptized by One Pastor

Four Generations Baptized by One Pastor

Submitted by Brethren Church on Thu, 03/05/2020 - 12:35pm

Fred Miller, senior pastor at Mount Olive Brethren Church (McGaheysville, VA) had a special honor on a recent Sunday. While baptizing anyone is always a special privilege for a pastor, some recent baptisms at the church carried a little extra weight. Fred had the honor of baptizing Adam Piner. Adam is just the most recent in a line of family baptisms, all of which Fred baptized. Adam's father, Jerry, as well as his grandfather, Wes Cash, and his great-grandfather JR Dofflemyer. That's four generations that Fred has now baptized, with a whole host of others within each of those generations. 

It's a neat moment, and a beautiful picture of God's family enlarging through this one family. In total, Mt. Olive baptized four believers on that Sunday. 

 

"3Children are a heritage from the LORD, offspring a reward from him. 
4Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth. 
5Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them."

Psalm 127:3-5a

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