Today I also had the opportunity to receive a baptism of renewal in the Aegean Sea just outside of Ephesus. This was an outward expression of the inward transformation, spiritual awakening, and desire for total commitment to Christ my Lord. It was great! After I was baptized we turned to walk back to shore and noticed two Turkish women were watching and clapping. We also noticed 2 armed Turkish military personnel waiting for us. Everything was OK, they just wanted to know what we were doing. After getting an explanation, they smiled and we took our pictures with them. What a scene.
Here's a movie I put together of the awesome occassion: