Thoughts on the History and Theology of Ordination

This summer, the Seventh-day Adventist Church will discuss the question of the ordination of women to the gospel ministry. In preparation for this discussion, the Adventist Church appointed a Theology of Ordination Study Committee (TOSC), which issued its report in the fall of 2014. I’ve written about some of the uniquely Adventist aspects of this…

The Ordination of Women

Originally posted on Advent Hope:
Arguments against the ordination of women in Protestant churches are wrongly framed. The issue is not ordination. That is a smokescreen. What is ordination but laying on hands and appointing someone for a particular work?  The issue is, rather, what kind of work women can do in a church.  And…

Sine Die

I went about three months without a post.  During that time I’ve been busy both with work, and with my volunteer responsibilities with the VFW, the American Legion, and the Lone Star Veterans Association.  One of my duties is as legislative chair for the American Legion posts in the Houston area, and the past six…