In the evening he gave the invocation and benediction for the Veterans Day concert presented by the Holland American Legion Band. New York: Crossroad Publishing Company, 1990. Moore, a former military chaplain, demonstrates persuasively that yes, chaplains are brave, vulnerable, empathetic, and caring, but they also play a critical role in peace building, connecting with religious leaders of many different faiths and cultures in 21st century war zones. It is my hope that volunteers from all components will step forward to mentor and guide mid-career and young chaplains just starting out. For God and Country: Considering the Call to Military Chaplaincy. Start out keeping it simple. Army General Retired who served as the 32nd Vice Chief of Staff of the Army.
New York: Fordham University Press, 1992 Cox, Harvey, ed. We pick up as if we had seen each other yesterday, but we know that much has happened to each other and that we have all become older. Trust is the precondition for any successful mentoring. On Veterans Day, Don was the speaker at the annual observance at his high school alma mater, Holland Christian High School. Wars and Rumors of Wars. Every chapter is backed up with extensive endnotes for further reading. Thank you to our Shepherds who have linked with a chaplain.
Matters of Conscience: A Practical Theology for the Evangelical Chaplain. Helping veterans find a meaningful career and providing holiday meals to our military families are important touch points where we can give back to those who have given the most for our country. The case study section on religious leader engagement alone makes the book a powerful resource. Taking the High Ground: Military Moments With God. New York: Ballantine Books, 1998.
The Christian Attitude Toward War. The Experience of a Confederate Chaplain. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders: A Handbook for Clinicians. Perspectives on Peacemaking: Biblical Options in the Nuclear Age. University of North Carolina Press, 2014.
Sky Pilots: The Yankee Division in World War I. Moore is an ordained minister with the United Church of Canada who served as a chaplain in the Canadian Forces for twenty-two years. But beginning in my field grade years, I had a string of fantastic mentors — chaplains, other special staff, and line officers alike. Counseling the Serviceman and His Family. Military Chaplains as Agents of Peace: Religious Leader Engagement in Conflict and Post-conflict Environment.
Moore believes integrating chaplains into operational and interagency structures will leverage S. You will be glad you did. Just War and the Gulf War. Returning Home—practical advice for war veterans, their families and friends. The Chaplains and Clergy of the Revolution. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1969.
The History of the Chaplain Corps, United States Navy, vol. Chaplains can, under certain circumstances, foster trust building through dialog that facilitates inter-religious encounter among estranged faith community leaders for the sake of mutual re-humanizing and community building. During his spell binding keynote presentation, General Chiarelli posited that mental health affects more people than you think. I know the mentoring you do with them will encourage them and be helpful to them. So Help Me God Project, 2011. You will find that local chapters provide more personal fellowship and opportunities for supporting each other in times of crisis than the larger reunion group possibly can.
He bases his argument on the grounds that chaplains as religious leaders have the ability to connect with local religious leaders through common ground. To make matters worse, there is not only far less large-scale research on brain illness and injury than other major diseases, but also the majority of research that is being conducted, the data and results are not being shared with other brain illness and injury researchers. Leadership is a major part of what made us successful in the army. Moore, a former military chaplain, demonstrates persuasively that yes, chaplains are brave, vulnerable, empathetic, and caring, but they also play a critical role in peace building, connecting with religious leaders of many different faiths and cultures in 21st century war zones. Affirming and enabling these leaders is increasingly becoming the focus of the reconciliation efforts of peace builders, both internally and externally to existing conflict.