Why ordination? This question might be on the minds of many evangelicals whenever they hear of someone (like myself) being ordained to be a minister or pastor of a church. In this age of anti-intellectualism and anti-authority coupled with a low view of Scripture, creeds, church, and ministers, ordination is looked upon as unusual, unnecessary, and maybe even Roman Catholic.
For a printer-friendly PDF copy, click here. I’m re-posting this article from October 26, 2007..
What is Reformed worship? It’s none other than worship recovered by the 16th century Reformers such as Luther, Calvin and Bucer, after they realized that the medieval church had strayed far from Biblical worship.