ordination

Saddleback, women’s ordination and Jezebels: An open letter to Al Mohler

Dear Al, May I call you Al? We both have doctorates, so I would prefer we forgo honorifics; you can just call me Jonathan. I’m not sure we’ve met, although I’ve known you from a distance for years. I ...

Was Addie Davis’ ordination an anomaly or a precursor for the time?

Addie Davis made history in 1964 when she became the first woman to be ordained as a minister by a Southern Baptist church. Although she did receive her fair share of hate letters and calls for her to...

Ravi Zacharias’s Denomination Revokes Ordination

Ravi Zacharias was best known for the apologetics ministry that bears his name, but he spent his 46-year career licensed as a national evangelist with the Christian and Missionary Alliance (CMA). The ...

DISCOVER: Ordination at St. Matthews Anglican, New York, U.S.A.

On a cold, 37’F day on Long Island, New York, U.S.A., the people of St. Matthews Anglican Church scrambled to set up tents over soggy ground for the ordination of The Rev. Jean Ricker Fils-Aimé....