Good News: Enjoying the Lincoln and Welland Regiment

Personal Reflections

I have now been able to put in a full month as the padre at the Lincoln and Welland Regiment after the end of our summer stand-down. I am very much enjoying this role. In […]

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Good News: Back in Uniform

Personal Reflections

I recently achieved one of my goals of getting back into military chaplaincy. I actually joined the Lincoln and Welland Regiment in late spring. However, this past Thursday was my first time at the armoury […]

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Good News: The Lincoln and Welland Regiment

Personal Reflections

One of the goals that I have had is to get back into the army reserves, specifically the Lincoln and Welland Regiment. I loved my experience as a chaplain with the Lorne Scots Regiment and […]

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Good News: The Last Step

Personal Reflections

A number of years ago, I released from the Canadian Armed Forces reserves in which I had served as a chaplain. I released not because I didn’t like it but because of my health. I […]

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5 Personal Goals

Personal Reflections

I have been thinking a lot about what I would like to see happen in my life in the near future. These are not just wishes but things I really want to happen. Here are […]

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Why I Want to Return to Military Chaplaincy

Military Chaplaincy

For a number of years, I served as a chaplain (padre) in the army reserves here in Canada. I absolutely loved it. But I eventually released for two reasons: one was that I was starting […]

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Closing a Chapter

Today was a big day for me in that I took the first step in closing an important chapter in my life and ministry. Today I started the paperwork for my release from the army […]

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7 Reasons Why Pastors Should Consider Military Chaplaincy

Military Chaplaincy

One of the most rewarding parts of my life has been my role as a military chaplain (padre). I hear from pastors who are considering joining the army but are not sure if they should. I […]

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The Sword of the Lord

As a reserve army chaplain, I am interested in both the history and the nature of military chaplaincy. That is why I was looking forward to reading The Sword of the Lord: Military Chaplains from […]

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Should Christians Serve as Military Chaplains?

Before I go into this topic I should share two things: 1) I am a Christian, and 2) I am a military chaplain. Based on this you may be able to guess my answer to […]

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