I offer that the first work of spiritual care in crisis is grief and loss work. Thus, the title I’ve given this reflection: Lament and Leadership in the Ashes.
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In March, CRC chaplains gathered for updates from Chaplaincy and Care, including activities, challenges, fundraising information, and the September Chaplains Training.
Churches are truly helpful when they listen a lot and lecture very little.
Last December, CAPT Thomas Walcott, Chaplain of the Coast Guard, witnessed a community in crisis as a result of the partial government shutdown. Learn what this time was like for coastguardsmen and their families, as well as the role of the chaplain in times of crisis.
Jim may have retired, but his ministry, and its influence, continue to impact the world.
Gordon first met John a few months ago, when John was dying of cancer. John was a crusty and profane old man, a veteran and a recovering alcoholic, uninterested in God or religion. As a hospice chaplain, Gordon often met patients like John, and most of the time they wanted nothing to do with chaplains. John was different, though.