Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Timeline of Deaconesses in the PCA

Over at Johannes Weslianus, Wes White has put together a very helpful timeline on the issue of deaconesses in the PCA. As an outsider, it has been hard to keep all the resolutions, committees, appeals, and General Assembly decisions straight. This timeline simplifies all that information, and really presents a clear history of the issue.

As I read through the timeline, my opinion of the PCA on this issue actually improved. When the history is laid out in this fashion, it becomes clear that the PCA, as a denomination, has repeatedly rebuffed attempts to allow female ordination to the office of deacon. Have a look for yourself, here:


No comments:

Post a Comment