In the April 2013 issue of the Lake Union Herald, editor Gary Burns co-authored an article with C. Raymond Holmes that reveals a model of exceptional unity in the Spirit despite divergent views on interpretation of Scripture. Below is a portion of the article’s introduction:

How could two brothers in the faith, both waving the banner of the Reformation, sola scriptura, and sharing an elevated regard for the supreme authority of Scripture, come to very different conclusions on the matter [of women in ministry]? Our love for one another drove us to open our Bibles and open our hearts and minds together, in prayer, to seek to understand the other’s reasoning and perspective and, ultimately, the will of God.

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