Why I Love an Ordination Service
This past Lord's Day evening, our church saw the ordination of Rev. Gabriel Fluher. Gabe is a recent graduate of Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and has been a most outstanding intern at our church for the last few years. We have called him to our pastoral staff primarily to minister to our youth. I had the enormous privilege of preaching Romans 1:16, the same passage James Montgomery Boice preached at my ordination (which says something about what I think of Gabe).
Ordination services are important, and I'd like to note a few reasons why I love them: