A theology of ordination should begin with investigating what is God’s testimony about ordination in the Scriptures. In this study, insights into the Old and New Testament history from the writings of Ellen G. White will be referred to whenever they shed light on the biblical passages and their relevance for today. In addition, the study has tried to investigate how ordination is connected to the truth as it is in Jesus, the Head of the church. Ordination and its authority will also be related to Jesus’ model of leadership in the church. The biblical examples of appointment, consecration, or ordination in this paper have been selected for their relevancy to the ordination issue in today’s context.
Damsteegt, P. Gerard, "A Theology of Ordination: An Integration of Bible and Ellen G. White’s Writings" (2014). Faculty Publications. 73.