Ordination

Why I Decided To Get Ordained After All These Years

By Kirt Wiggins

The Apostle Paul told his apprentice Timothy that the time was coming when “people will not endure sound teaching, but have itching ears to accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions, and will wander off into myths (2 Timothy 4:3-4).

It doesn’t take much discernment to recognize that we are living in these days.  In our consumer culture, people choose churches...

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Pastoral Placement, Ordination

The ordination of ministers is generally accepted among Baptists as a necessary function of the local church. Recognition of the fellowship of churches is provided through the ordination council. As the number of churches and pastors multiplies, the need also grows for some uniform principles and practices. Churches need guidance in evaluating...

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Pastoral Placement, Ordination

Because of the growing number of Converge MidAmerica churches, there is a need for a guide that will assist churches in evaluating potential candidates for ordination and a suggested procedure for the ordination process. While the following recommendations are not binding, they will be conducive to good order and effective service.

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