I am looking for input on and thoughts on the chaplains position in the military.
If you feel called to serve in this capacity...go for it. If it were me facing this decision, I wouldn't look to others for answers...I would look within. And if you need more input to make a decision, you might consider asking a chaplain in the military. I am sure one would take the time to answer some questions and give you a real glimpse into what it is like.
I am working on a piece about the position for a seminary class. I am not looking at becoming a chaplain. I just wanted to see what people think about the need for the position, the duties a chaplain should perform, and if they feel we should have them or not.
There is a saying: "There are no Atheists in foxholes." Meaning that even the Atheist when faced with the possibility of dying will seek out God. A chaplain provides the opportunity to find God.
by T. Clifton 4 years ago
Do you believe the U.S. Military has the right to a Christian chaplain?I've heard the U. S. Military has ordered crosses down from Chaplain tents so they don't "offend" anyone and I've heard they are denying Christian Troops religious freedom to their Christian beliefs. What are...
by DrDeanCrosby 7 years ago
Those who take Christianity seriously have great difficulty understanding how military chaplains can read "But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you" (Matthew 5:44)...
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