This weekend a grateful nation takes time to remember and give thanks for the sacrifice our men and women in uniform have made for us throughout our history. As I work on behalf of our churches in the Regular Baptist Chaplains ministry, I want to help people understand the importance of Memorial Day. We need to divorce ourselves from the ...more
On a cool Friday just before Palm Sunday, Chaplain John Murdoch was walking through a quiet neighborhood in South Bend, Ind. It is a close-knit neighborhood where everyone knows each other. However, it is a neighborhood that is desperately trying to get back to normal—a new normal that would take much time and effort to become comfortable.
A week earlier a ...more
At Fort Bragg in North Carolina, Jeremiah Cates, a chaplain with Regular Baptist Chaplaincy Ministries, is ministering to a unique band of soldiers. He recently led several Soldiers in Transition, along with their family members, in a visit to the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta to swim with sharks.
Some of the soldiers are injured and wounded, either stateside or downrange. They ...more