In this free, printable resource, Dr. N.M. Van Cleave walks new ministers through The Meaning and Challenge of Ordination.Useful for churches looking to ordain new ministers, the brochure includes the history and meaning of ordination to give those being ordained a full sense of their calling: “The setting apart of certain people for a ministry of spiritual leadership had become a set practice in the church well before the close of the apostolic era,” the brochure begins.