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List of CRC pastors serving as US military chaplains?

I'm a church planter in an area with Army, Air Force, and Navy installations. Recently connected with a new couple that just moved here. They're not Reformed, but told me they had developed a relationship with a chaplain at their last post (Fort Hood) who they thought had attended CTS. This chaplain was re-assigned about the same time they were, and I believe is now in the Washington DC area. I am wondering if there's a way to find out which Army chaplains are affiliated with the CRC? Is there a list somewhere that I can look up? Someone I can contact in GR?
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Ministry and Rotary Membership

I recently discovered that the local Rotary Club in extremely influential in my community for networking and developing support for ministry and local projects. I've also been encountered with the possibility of being welcomed in as a member since in many ways I'm the "CEO" type figure of a local non-profit organization, our fledgling church plant. I know our stance regarding lodge membership, but I've never heard anything specifically about the Rotary. If I were to be offered membership into the Rotary, would I be crossing a line that has been historically seen as off-limits or a violation...
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Tangible Kingdom

Tangible Kingdom is written by Hugh Halter and Matt Smay. They're not Reformed, but they do a great job reintroducing evangelicalism to the role of the Kingdom in evangelism and Christian life.

Evangelism
  • Advent Conspiracy stuff is great. Did that a couple years ago. Also did it with a church I interned at in seminary. It's been around a while. 

  • Working through an Advent series called "No Room: The Gospel for Outcasts & Ragamuffins." Inspired by the experience of Mary and Joseph arriving in Bethlehem and finding no room, it takes a...

  • Just did week 2 of "Romans: The Gospel According to Paul" at Faith Christian Fellowship in Walnut Creek, CA.

  • Church Order has a system of a checks and balances for accountability set-up in order to prevent things like this from happening.  The elders do not have the authority to make such a unilateral...

  • Thanks for pointing that out - I certainly didn't mean to repeat topics. I obviously didn't look hard enough before posting. :-)