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By Brian Bohlman,Richard Curren III

contemplating the decision to ministry could be a tough technique. whilst one senses a choice to ministry outdoors the normal church surroundings, reminiscent of the army chaplaincy, there could be a better deal of hassle in discerning the decision. the writer writes from a Christian standpoint and holds the idea that the vocation of army chaplaincy is a excessive and honorable calling from God.

This undertaking examines the decision to function an army chaplain within the usa military between a bunch of fifteen seminary scholars. the vast majority of the individuals have been scholars at Columbia overseas collage. numerous others attended Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. to aid those scholars in discerning a choice to army chaplaincy, a three-session small workforce workshop used to be built and held throughout the spring 2008 semester.

The aim of the scholars used to be to parent and exhibit a transparent name to army chaplaincy as they participated within the workshop. The aim of the workshop facilitator, who additionally is helping recruit army chaplains, used to be to record and interpret the typical elements and vocational motivations of the seminary scholars known as to function army chaplains.

The dissertation explores the decision to army chaplaincy as an act of ministry that consists of an preliminary name from God, the affirmation of the Church, and the obedience of the individual that says, “Here am I, ship me” (Isaiah 6:8b). the writer perspectives Christian chaplains within the army as an extension of Christ’s ministry to everyone and examines numerous Biblical texts that relate to many of the features of the army chaplaincy and supply a Biblical foundation for ministry.

The results of this undertaking will profit army chaplain recruiters, vocational counselors, denominational endorsers of army chaplains, and any one who's contemplating the army chaplaincy as a vocation.

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