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2013-05-24 23:21:40

As Memorial Day 2013 focuses on those who serve in the U.S., Military and those who have served their country, a growing trend in the American workplace are military chaplains taking their unique skills to Marketplace Chaplains to serve men and women in the companies across America. Plano, TX (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Memorial Day Focus Spotlight on Military Chaplains Transitioning in the Marketplace Chaplains have been a part of the U.S. Military for more than 200 years. On this Memorial Day,...

2013-05-05 23:04:18

The fast-growing trend of senior living chaplains is being fostered by Marketplace Chaplains and is now appearing in in assisted living centers and elder care facilities all over the country as the U.S. population continues to age. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 05, 2013 Marketplace Chaplains, America's original, largest and leading workplace chaplaincy organization since 1984, has recently launched a new division of its unique strategic service to include Senior Living Chaplains; chaplains...

2013-05-02 16:21:30

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) announced that almost 110,000 petitions have been gathered - all within the last 72 hours - in response to last Friday's Washington Post report stating that anti-Christian activists had met with senior Pentagon officials to press for the court martial of Christians in the military who "promote their personal religious beliefs to their subordinates or to extend preferential treatment for any religion." According...

2013-02-12 12:20:19

Ministry has worked with over 1,200 chaplains to get God's Word in audio to our brave men and women in uniform ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) initiated their military outreach about five years ago at the request of a handful of active duty Marines and chaplains serving overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan. Needing a deployment-friendly version of the ministry's standard BibleStick, military members advised FCBH engineers of the...

2012-09-19 23:02:10

Chaplain Bender Provides Free Book to Service Members and Families, Offering a Spiritual Solution to Military Suicide Problem Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 Life is a battle. Those who attempt or commit suicide do so, ultimately, because they see life as a battle they cannot win. They see their circumstances, situation, and/or past as overwhelming to the point of feeling hopeless, helpless, worthless, lonely and guilty. They see no other alternative. In light of Army Suicide...

2012-08-14 23:02:55

Advocate Health Care, one of the nation´s top health systems, is conducting an 18-month long study on how chaplains provide palliative care in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), thanks to a grant from the HealthCare Chaplaincy provided by the John Templeton Foundation. Advocate was one of six organizations nationally to receive the funding. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 Advocate Health Care, one of the nation´s top health systems, is conducting an 18-month long study on how...

2012-06-28 10:21:10

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team is in Colorado and New Mexico as wildfires continue to torch large swaths of the nation's west. Chaplains are currently offering emotional and spiritual care in the Ruidoso/Capitan area of New Mexico, and in the Fort Collins area of Colorado. Chaplains deployed to both locations on June 14, shortly after the fires began. News agencies are reporting that the "Little Bear Fire" in New...

2012-06-25 02:21:51

Chaplains continue to ask for this Audio Bible resource to meet the spiritual needs of troops ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faith Comes By Hearing began their military outreach program with the development of a deployment-friendly BibleStick in 2007. The first shipments of the pocket-sized digital audio devices that contain the entire New Testament went out in 2008. Since then, more than 218,000 units have been given free-of-charge to more than 1,000...

2012-03-22 06:23:19

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From the perspective of the nation's professional prison chaplains, America's state penitentiaries are a bustle of religious activity. According to "Religion in Prisons: A 50-State Survey of Prison Chaplains," a new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life, more than seven-in-ten state prison chaplains (73%) say that efforts by inmates to proselytize or convert other inmates are either very common...

2012-03-21 10:24:39

Study Provides Rare Window into Religion Behind Bars WASHINGTON, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, March 22, the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life will release the findings from a new 50-state survey on prison chaplains during a live webcast from 12:30-1:30 p.m. featuring an event discussion with the survey's lead researchers as well as expert guest speakers. State prisons hold nearly 1.4 million inmates, the bulk of America's convicted...