About Aaron Harrison

Fr. Aaron Harrison serves as Assisting Clergy at Church of the Savior in Wheaton, IL. He lives in the Chicago suburbs with his wife, son, and dog. He's worked as a church planter, hospital chaplain, high school teacher, and nonprofit manager.

The Altar and the Arena: What Slaves and Martyrs Have to Teach Us About Women’s Ordination

Editor’s Note: The piece below represents the opinion of the author. Aaron Harrison here engages with a recent conversation about women's ordination that includes contributions from Emily McGowin (original post and response to critiques), Lee Nelson, Ben Jefferies, and Gerald McDermott—with external contributions from Blake Johnson, Esau McCaulley, and Ben Jefferies. Anglican Compass does not take a site-wide position for [...]

By |2020-05-21T16:51:18-05:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Opinion|Tags: |3 Comments

Pastor, Let the Children Preach: Why You Should Let the Youth Group Invade Your Pulpit

For the last two years, I’ve been teaching Scripture, theology, and ethics at a small Christian high school that shares space with a local church. It took me a year and a half to realize that, on one of my classroom walls, half-hidden behind a filing cabinet and obscured beneath a coat of paint, was a Bible verse, written in [...]

By |2020-01-14T09:40:08-06:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: For Pastors, Opinion, Preaching|Tags: |1 Comment