Adventures in The Chaplaincy: Clinical Pastoral Education

I came to the realization today that it has been right at a year since I received word that I was selected by the Army to attend CPE. It was the culmination of two years worth of conversations and about four months worth of preparing my official file for the board. I had asked for … More Adventures in The Chaplaincy: Clinical Pastoral Education

Adventures in The Chaplaincy: The National Training Center

Last month I completed the trifecta. Over the course of 18 months I went to all three major Army Combat Training Centers. NTC was the mother of them all. It’s bigger, dustier, and mountain-ier than JRTC and JMRC. I got to go with another great group of Soldiers and Unit Ministry Teams. The UMTs worked … More Adventures in The Chaplaincy: The National Training Center

Adventures in The Chaplaincy: Coming Home and Reintegration

Well, I’ve been home from Europe for about seven weeks now. The first few weeks of being back were spent doing “reintegration.” Which for us was essentially classes, a physical, and leave. It’s hard to describe what coming home feels like. Surreal. Joyful. Anxious. Stepping off the bus at Fort Stewart and knowing my wife … More Adventures in The Chaplaincy: Coming Home and Reintegration