"It is important to note that not all military chaplains that profess to represent Christ are ambassadors, as some are apostates
"To the Gospel-centered man that aspires to serve as a military chaplain: You must be a male and biblically qualified (1Timothy
Ranger Chaplain's Endorsing Agency: Women in Combat 'Contrary to Nature,' 'Biblical Duty of Man to Defend Woman'
Last Friday's graduation of the first two female Army Rangers led a number of people to contact the Military Religious Freedom Foundation. Why? Because of the invocation delivered at the graduation by Chaplain (Maj.) Mark Winton, the chaplain for the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade.
Over and over again, anti-gay groups have trotted out clergy and chaplains as beleaguered minorities whose rights are being trampled. And over and over again, this line of reasoning intentionally misconstrues the relationship among religion, law and marriage.
David Peters' life was supposed to be one continuous arc of piety and service. But for the U.S. Army chaplain, it's ended
Anyone who has ever watched a Congressional hearing knows it is a set up. The majority runs the show. They select the majority of witnesses for any given panel. The outcome is preordained.
That made it easier for Estrin, a 34-year-old rabbi at the University of Washington in Seattle, to join the Air Force. The
LOURDES, France (CNS) -- Military chaplains are used to hitting the road and heading where the hurt is as they tour bases
This inclusive outreach extends to chaplains representing the gay, lesbian and bisexual communities of faith, as well as those of minority beliefs, including Humanists. They, too, are valued members of our country's military and must be embraced fully.
Virginia Penrod, deputy assistant secretary of defense for military personnel policy, told the House Subcommittee on Military
The LGBT community must recognize that most of the battles that lie ahead in the fight for equality will be waged over the issue of "religious liberty." It is time for every fair-minded American to recognize the all-out assault on their fellow LGBT citizens, particularly those serving in uniform.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the results of the report suggest behavior that “is just not acceptable.” In its 2012
Because I recognize the important Constitutional role chaplains play, not only in the lives of service members and their families, but also as key members of a commander's special staff, I oppose the latest proposed "solution."
When we bring religious groups into the circle of resources available to those who serve, we can better support Guardsmen and women spread across the state, some of whom live hours from the nearest U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) facility.
Catholic military chaplains cannot be forced to witness or bless a same-sex marriage, nor are they allowed to take part in any marriage counseling retreats that are open to gay couples under new rules issued by the Archdiocese for the Military Services.
The rules, sent to chaplains on Sept. 18 by Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, head of the AMS, also bar chaplains from taking