The Old Men of The Faith used to speak of handing down of the Mantle. It was through the process of being called, prepared, tested, proven, and Ordained which insured the integrity of The Faith being passed on to The Lord’s kind of Baptist Churches in the future. That Faith is only to be entrusted to faithful men. Have we, as Independent, Fundamental Baptists, allowed Ordination to slip into the obscurity of the lukewarmness of this time? 10, 788 words.