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Three Years...

Obviously, the eighth commandment is about unlawfully taking of someone else's property. However, it was Watson's short commentary on the commandments that helped me to make the connection between the eighth commandment and my ordination vows. You see, Watson makes the point that we must take care not to steal a person's soul. That is, we are to take care not to lead someone off into heresy.

The Importance of a Well Educated Clergy

The church today sits at an interesting time in history. We can look around and see culture changing at a rapid pace. Europe has been dechristianized for decades now and though in America we still see high church attendance, the average person in the pew knows neither what the Bible or their theology says. This is not only true of evangelicalism as a whole, but also more narrowly of my particular tradition, Presbyterianism.