The Christian Post reports:
At their fall meeting last week, the trustees at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, unanimously approved a resolution encouraging the seminary’s administration to continue theologically training both men and women, “but with men alone reserved for the office and function, and thereby title of pastor.”
“It is further resolved that this Board encourages The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary administration and faculty to continue its theological training with this stated conviction —graduating both men and women for service to the church, but with men alone reserved for the office and function, and thereby title of pastor,” stated the resolution, in part.
In May 2021, Saddleback Church garnered controversy in SBC circles by ordaining three women — Liz Puffer, Cynthia Petty and Katie Edwards — despite the Baptist Faith & Message 2000 stating the “office of pastor is limited to men as qualified by Scripture.”
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Our @SBTS trustees made an important statement last week, passing a unanimous resolution defining pastor as both function and office and limited to men by Scripture as confessed by Southern Baptists in the Baptist Faith & Message. Thankful for them. https://t.co/0jJMmVbnW4
— Albert Mohler (@albertmohler) October 18, 2022