In the name of the Father and of the +Son and of the Holy Spirit, Amen.
Today the family of God got a little bigger with the Holy Baptism of Krystin. God’s family is a great, big, huge family with people from every tribe, nation, and language under the sun—all under the fatherhood of God. And our joy increases to see new souls added to God’s family. We like God’s family being big. But think about our society, and your own thoughts as a member of this society. Our society doesn’t like big families anymore. And you’ve found yourself thinking it too: “Big families are scary.” We are so convinced of this that nowadays three kids is considered a huge family. And if someone dares to go beyond three you yourself have probably thought, “You know how this works right? Don’t you know where babies come from?” Or, “Don’t you like sleep?” And the real clincher, “Don’t you like money?”