Holly W. was baptized on her 30th birthday. She said her twenties were pretty rough and she wanted to start her thirties right. I told her baptism is new life and the most amazing way to plunge into a relationship with Jesus by enacting what he did for us in his death on the cross and his glorious resurrection. And I told her she is really–truly–forgiven, washed and made new. We are the bride of Christ, and this is our wedding ceremony.