Baptism at the Beach

Today I am with my family at San Buenaventura State Beach in Ventura, CA.  Now I am not a huge fan of the beach, which is odd since I was born and raised in Southern California.  I prefer lakes and rivers to the sand and salt water but there is something very special about this beach.  You see, this is where my family and I were baptized a year ago and today is the annual Shepherd of the Hills Baptism at the Beach event.  Today we are celebrating our demonstration of faith by watching over a hundred others do the same. Continue reading