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Australia ends support of religious chaplains serving in public schools

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Australia may soon lose a beloved component of its public schools – chaplains. An institution in Australian schools, the national school chaplaincy program provided a trusted, caring and affirming presence in school ...

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How the role of chaplains is changing

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The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing new attention to the work of chaplains and changing the way they minister. Before the pandemic, as an article in The New York Times put it, the place ...

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Today In Christian History: Chaplains, death, and heroism on the high seas

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February 3, 1943: Four Chaplains Set a High Standard of Heroism Captain Hans J. Danielsen of the Dorchester was uneasy. The coast guard had warned him that a U-boat was prowling the ...

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Atheist elected president of chaplains at Harvard

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The newest president of chaplains at Harvard University doesn’t believe in God. Greg Epstein, an atheist and humanist chaplain who says he doesn’t look to God but people for answers, was elected ...

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Samaritan needs volunteers for Tennessee flood response

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Dozens are dead after catastrophic flooding hit Tennessee and Christian relief groups need volunteers to respond. Samaritan’s Purse has deployed to the state assisting homeowners and counseling those who lost family and ...

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Billy Graham crisis chaplains deploy to three more storm-hit areas

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The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) is deploying more crisis-trained chaplains to three additional locations hit hard by southern tornados. Already on the ground in two locations in Alabama after last ...

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Chiefs owner, players give credit to God after winning AFC championship

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Clark Hunt, the owner and CEO of the Kansas City Chiefs, gave credit to God when his team won the AFC championship on Sunday. While accepting the trophy named after his father, ...

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From riots to Hurricane Laura, Samaritan’s Purse, Operation Blessing respond to human toll

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Now that Hurricane Laura has blown through the Gulf Coast, it’s time for families to begin rebuilding their lives and property. Two leading Christian relief organizations, Samaritan’s Purse and Operation Blessing, already ...

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Billy Graham chaplains minister during pandemic and tornadoes

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Samaritan’s Purse, the disaster relief arm of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, is being stretched by pandemic response and the tornadoes that raged across Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana overnight last week. Teams ...

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Navy chaplains keep faith afloat at sea

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US Navy top brass say chaplains play an intricate role in keeping the military ready for battle. “It’s one of the most rewarding, unique, diversified, multi-faceted ministries you could ever imagine,” said Navy ...

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4 Winds Sports Ministry Applauds Mississippi and Clemson Football Teams

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MADISON, Wis, September 15, 2014 |Christian New Service| –Two universities are under attack by the Freedom From Religion Foundation for the role of Christianity on their football teams. The Wisconsin-based anti-Christian organization ...

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