When the coronavirus began rapidly spreading through the US, Chaplain Don Shirk found his ministry rapidly changing.
Capt. Jeff Bartz, a chaplain with the 107th Attack Wing, New York Air National Guard, is activated to support the coronavirus response in New York.
At Wheeler Army Airfield, chaplaincy looks a bit different these days for Maj. Mark Worrell.
“Doors. That’s what comes to mind when I consider my work and the impact of COVID-19,” says Chaplain Sidney Capillas.
In response to short-notice mobilization orders, several members of the 944th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, where Chaplain David Kreis ministers, deployed to aid in the COVID-19 response in New York City and surrounding states.
In any military environment, be it real-world or training, you’re unlikely to find a more approachable figure than the unit chaplain. However, as Chaplain Peter Klotzbach points out: That’s the point.
During the past couple of weeks, some of our chaplains who serve in the National Guard and Reserves have been activated to minister to soldiers and airmen as they assist state and federal response.
A hospital chaplain talks about the privilege of serving patients, their families, and staff members in Springfield, Missouri.
Regular Baptist Chaplaincy has endorsed Greg Landers, pastor of First Baptist Church, as a chaplain with the Civil Air Patrol.
Col. John Murdoch has been named chief of the Civil Air Patrol Chaplain Corps.
“Prayer is a battle because prayer is the battle,” says Pamela Russell, a women’s chaplain endorsed by the GARBC. And she doesn’t just say it; she lives it—not only through her own prayers but also by encouraging others to pray and showing them how.
First Baptist Church welcomed Director Manning Brown and his wife, Jennifer, to present Regular Baptist Chaplaincy.
Compassion fatigue, bereavement ministry, and crisis response were the topics of discussion during Tuesday’s 2019 annual conference chaplaincy training module. Andy Bittle, pastor of counseling …
Does celebrating Memorial Day with cookouts and with family and friends diminish anyone’s sacrifice? Not at all, for it is because of their sacrifice we are free to celebrate.
A chaplaincy training module is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 25, from noon to 4:30 p.m. prior to the 2019 GARBC Conference in Des Moines, Iowa.
Regular Baptist Chaplaincy Director Manning Brown had the opportunity to visit Ch. (MAJ) Mark Worrell in Hawaii.
Chaplain David Murdochwas one of several chaplains recently recognized by the Westerville, Ohio, Division of Police for their outstanding service to the department.
To many, the greatest Christmas present this year will be a chaplain’s presence.
GARBC chaplain Peter Klotzbach was promoted to the rank of major.
GARBC chaplains CPT Derek Mosher and CPT Jonathan Court graduated from the Army Chaplain Captain Career Course at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
The next time you see a veteran, do say thank you. But carry that gratitude even further by living your life with a thankful heart.
Providing care, comfort, and counsel—that’s the life-changing ministry of chaplains. We invite you to see the tangible impact you can make!
This summer brought several weeks of travel for Regular Baptist Chaplaincy director and endorser Manning Brown and his wife, Jennifer.
Even the smallest or simplest tasks can be connected to the greater mission of sharing the gospel.
Military spouses are like Velcro—often having to rip themselves away from their communities and form bonds in a new one. Quickly connecting with new friends is essential to life as a military spouse.
Memorial Day is solemn, and rightly so. But within the solemnity lies the joy of being blessed to live in a country where freedom still reigns.
A group of men gathered at the Ionia Correctional Facility for a prison outreach event that included sharing the gospel and playing basketball.
GIG HARBOR, Wash.—Harold Hayes, retired pastor, GARBC chaplain, and recipient of an honorary doctorate from Corban University, died April 9. He was 89. Harold was …
Working in the healthcare industry comes with its challenges, especially when one works with the terminally ill.
Speaking from a platform in the Indiana Statehouse, Regular Baptist Chaplain Pam Russell welcomed more than 150 women to Women’s Statehouse Day to pray for—and with—their state legislators.
Why are we so afraid to talk about death and dying in our society today?
U.S. Army Chaplain Mark Worrell was promoted to the rank of major during a ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia.
Manning Brown of Regular Baptist Chaplaincy recently visited Grace Baptist Church, Batavia, N.Y., whose pastor and associate pastor are both chaplains.
David Hill, a GARBC chaplain, gave the invocation and benediction for the 133rd Trooper Recruit School graduation ceremony of the Michigan State Police held in Lansing Nov. 30.
Join us this Advent season as we set our minds on the true meaning of Christmas. Daily posts until Christmas Day will guide you in …
This holiday season, remember all our chaplains as they minister on the front lines, in a squad car, or at a bedside. Also remember the men and women who are at this moment away from home, protecting our freedoms and liberties.
GARBC chaplain CPT Mark Worrell, and his wife, Shelly, had the unique opportunity to attend a dinner for military servicemembers and their spouses, hosted by Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence.
The River Church wrapped up its prison ministry for the season in late September after reaching more than 40,000 inmates in a total of 21 prisons in Ohio and Michigan.
Ch. (Col) John Murdoch, retired director and endorser of Regular Baptist Chaplaincy, was named deputy chief of chaplains for the Civil Air Patrol.
Patrick Ireland, a chaplain with Regular Baptist Chaplaincy, was promoted to the rank of major.
Ch. (CPT) Peter Klotzbach of the Florida National Guard conducted a chapel service with soldiers while deployed in St. Petersburg, Florida, in support of recovery operations in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
Regular Baptist Chaplaincy Director Manning Brown provided an update on the chaplaincy ministry during Wednesday’s opening session. “We currently endorse nearly ninety chaplains, ministering in …
Nearly 20 chaplains attended annual chaplaincy training on Tuesday at the 2017 GARBC conference. The session began with members of Sandy Cove Ministries staff discussing …
Our nation is blessed in so many ways, and on Memorial Day, we remember the blessings that have come through sacrifice, protecting us from oppression and giving us freedom.
Manning Brown, director of Regular Baptist Chaplaincy, spoke during chapel at Clarks Summit University.
Ch. (CMDR) Bill Gasser retired from the United States Navy Reserve after 43 years of service.
Ch. Pam Russell received Indiana’s highest award for any Hoosier, the “Sagamore of the Wabash.”
Among the 15,000 service members involved in the 58th Inauguration of the President of the United States was CH (CPT) Mark Worrell.
The saying goes, “It is better to give than to receive.” Perhaps no better examples of giving are chaplains.
Margelia L. McClure, wife of retired pastor and chaplain Dr. Daniel McClure, died early Friday morning, Oct. 7. She was 69.
For Sidney Capillas, hospice chaplaincy is an open door to share the genuine encouragement of the gospel.
Emmanuel Baptist Church, Flint, Michigan, highlighted the ministry of Regular Baptist Chaplaincy during its missions conference.
A police chaplain in Indiana ministers to his community after 10 tornadoes touch down in a single day.
Army R.O.T.C. cadets take a break from Cadet Summer Training to attend chapel services at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Roughly 10,000 cadets, supported by nearly 5,000 …
Chaplaincy is not an end it itself. It’s only the beginning of a much broader ministry than one might have imagined.
David Hill has been a police chaplain for 21 years. Police chaplaincy, he says, is a ministry of expecting the unexpected.
Nearly 20 chaplains attended training sessions on stress management Tuesday, prior to the start of the GARBC Conference in Oswego, Illinois.
At Orlando Regional Medical Center, patients and their families would be blessed to meet Chaplain Robert Leavitt. As a trauma chaplain, he attempts to bring order and comfort during crises.
At Fort Jackson, each chaplain has the opportunity to preach in chapel. Chaplain Mark Worrell challenged his classmates and instructors to “choose wisely who they obey, then trust in God for the results.”
“There is always something happening in the 112th,” says Army Chaplain Ryan Schildroth, referring to the Army’s 112th Signal Battalion.
GARBC Chaplain (CPT) Patrick Ireland baptized Army private Hayden Brewer during a chapel service Jan. 31. Prior to his baptism, Brewer shared his testimony with …
Earlier this month I had the opportunity to attend annual training in the Washington, D.C., area. The training, which is required for all ecclesiastical endorsing …
Every Christmas brings with it the reflection, and in many cases the nostalgia, of Christmases past.
Manning Brown, director of Regular Baptist Chaplaincy, spoke during a multi-church Thanksgiving service hosted by Berea (Ohio) Baptist Church on Nov. 24. Brown gave historical …
Manning Brown, director of Regular Baptist Chaplaincy, spoke during Byron (Michigan) Baptist Church’s Veterans Day service Nov. 15.
A simple “thank you” gave one veteran and his family, perhaps, some justification, some rationale for the time being separated, the worry and the not knowing.
GARBC Chaplain (CPT) Ryan Schildroth leads an early morning invocation with U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 112th Signal Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, prior …
Chaplain John Jensen talks with a solider while deployed to Southwest Asia. He is one of three GARBC chaplains currently deployed in support of U.S. …
Nearly a month into being the new director of Regular Baptist Chaplaincy Ministries, I am already seeing firsthand the incredible and important ministry our chaplains are carrying out.
In a moving display of profound appreciation, Regular Baptist chaplains and the GARBC Council of Eighteen paid tribute to John Murdoch, outgoing director of the Regular Baptist Chaplaincy, and his wife, Hope.
Chaplain Brian Gibbons, deployed on the USS Rushmore, recently visited the port of Manado, Indonesia. But after the crew left, they quickly had to switch gears from compassion to rescue.
Memorial Day reminds us to pause in humble gratitude for the men and women of our military who have made the ultimate sacrifice, and to pray for their families who grieve their loss.
Chaplain John Murdoch had the joy of accompanying his neighbor Jim, a Korean War veteran, on an Honor Flight excursion to Washington, D.C., to honor his service on behalf of our country.
Congratulations to Chaplain Jack Schultz, who was named the 2015 Squadron Chaplain of the Year for the Indiana Wing of Civil Air Patrol.
Chaplain Brad Kelsey spent 24 hours with a joint team of firefighters, consisting of Air Force, Army, and civilian personnel, at the McChord Field (Washington) fight line.
On this Patriot Day may we go to our knees to beseech God for His mercy, healing, and salvation of our land.