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God and the Military

God established the government as a provision and protection for the earth. Until the time of Noah, God had been the One who issued judgment against evil on the earth. […]

Love Your Chaplain

Chaplain? Father Mulcahy! For many, the only chaplain they’ve seen is Father Mulcahy on the TV show M.A.S.H. A kind-hearted, wise and faithful priest, he was a key supporting character. […]

FAITH IN THE FOG OF WAR

You want the flare of your faith to burn as intensely as a fire on the battlefield. That means digging into God’s truth regardless of the chaos raging around you. […]

Deployed… but not alone

Is it possible that a couple separated by deployment could be considered a picture of the Christian faith? Where can I go from Your Spirit? Where can I flee from Your […]

Wounded Soldier, Healing Warrior

“Oh God, I’m dead!” Allen Clark graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1963. He volunteered for a tour in Vietnam where he sustained injuries in a mortar attack […]

She came for the food

She came for the food. She came because she was hungry. Life in the barracks offered a lot more flexibility than boot camp, but the food still left a lot […]

Faith Deployed … Again

Vision Check “When Rob and I married, we chose the hymn ‘Be Thou My Vision’ to be played while we lit our unity candle. I had always loved the lyrics, […]

Follow Jesus like a Soldier

The Scriptures often use the military as a metaphor for the Christian life. Therefore, if you understand the military, you will better understand the principle being taught about the Christian […]

Return to Mogadishu

During the violent and dangerous events of Black Hawk Down, former U.S. Army Ranger, Jeff Struecker was certain he’d die. But in the very center of chaos, Jeff’s certainty of death […]

Deployment…

Life in Afghanistan was pretty boring–that is, for my first 72 hours. They choppered us about 12 clicks from our FOB and our mission was to walk back through several […]

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