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Archive for the 'Military Chaplains' Category

-Chaplain Could Lose Job Over Christian Beliefs

Friday, March 13th, 2015

A highly decorated 19-year veteran Chaplain is in danger of losing his job because of his Christian beliefs. It is claimed by his commanding officer, who gave him outstanding written evaluation and recommendations in the past, that he is now unable to properly function in his position because of intolerant Christian views toward sexuality and […]

-Letter From Congress: Chaplain Punished for Giving Biblical Guidance?

Friday, February 13th, 2015

A Letter sent to the Secretary of the Army from 24 US Senators and Representatives complained that a chaplain was wrongly disciplined for giving spiritual and Biblical guidance: "We are concerned that this disciplinary action violated First Amendment free speech protection that are undergirded by state reflected in the FY2013 and FY2014 NDAAs, along with […]

-Navy Removes Bibles From Lodges

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

                                                                (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The US Navy maintains guest rooms and lodges all around the world on or near bases. For just about forever the Gideons International have been able to place free Bibles in the rooms for the guests but no more. The Navy administration has had all of them removed following a complaint […]

-Update: Chaplain’s Essay On Faith and Foxholes Republished

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

                              (Elmendorf Air Force Base: Wikipedia) Several weeks ago a controversy arose when Lt. Col. Kenneth Reyes, a Christian chaplain stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Alaska, wrote an essay entitled, “No Atheists in Foxholes: Chaplains Gave All in World War II” which was posted  on the base’s website in a section called “Chaplain’s Corner.” […]

-Christian Chaplain Censored and Atheists Call for Punishment

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

          (Photo credit: Wikipedia) There have been many stories in the past year which indicate that there is now an anti-religious and particularly an anti-Christian climate being fostered in the US military. Another case has risen that supports that contention. A Christian chaplain has not only been censored but an influential group of atheists are […]

-Obama ‘Strongly Objects’ to Religious Liberty Amendment For Military

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

                                          (Photo credit: Wikipedia) President Obama continued his assault on freedom of religion in America this week by threatening to veto the the National Defense Authorization Act 2014. The President says that he ‘strongly objects’ to an amendment attached to the bill that supports religious liberty for those in the US military. Here’s a quote […]