Jim Browning

Happy Birthday Chaplain Corps!  On July 29, 1775, Congress granted George Washington’s request for one chaplain for each regiment in the Continental Army. Receiving a captain’s pay, the chaplains would attend to the well-being of the troops–their spiritual, emotional, and even physical needs.  This makes the Chaplaincy Corps even older than the United States and […]
“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another” (Proverbs 27:17 NIV). Preparing a chaplain for tomorrow’s ministry is like sharpening a woodworking hand tool. A chisel or hand plane is indispensable to achieve ‘fine woodworking’. Wood craftsmen of old, void of power tools, understood not only how to use such hand tools but even […]
Dallas, TX (25 September 2019)—The Marsh Center for Chaplains Studies held its inaugural dinner here last week. Fifty-five senior chaplains, pastors, and friends met Monday, 16 September, to honor Gerald Marsh, who mentored many of them during his long career as a professor of pastoral ministry. Twenty-five of them also agreed to form an Advisory […]
September 27, 2019