Extreme Baptism

by Mark Stucky

What water volume optimizes baptism?
Sprinkling, pouring, or total immersion?
Will more water cleanse my crimes better?
Will all my many sins wash away?

I might need a better method
for my obstinate stuck-on sins.
To remove all those stubborn stains,
Jesus, please pressure-wash my soul.

Mark D. Stucky has degrees in religious studies, pastoral ministry, and communications. After being a pastor, he became a technical and freelance writer. In his day job, he’s documented technology products (ranging from building automation to satellite communications). In free time, he’s written articles, stories, and poems on a variety of (usually spiritual) topics. He believes in following facts and faith, understanding other perspectives, preserving the earth, protecting the vulnerable, and saving the world (or at least trying to). For more writings, see cinemaspirit.info.

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