Tag Archive: chaplain

Feb 12 2014

You and Your Chaplain

You and Your Chaplain   You and Your Chaplain- a briefing for incoming company grade leaders re:  the role of the chaplain- what to expect from the chaplain and how to support the chaplain.

Sep 17 2012

Book Contribution

I’m very proud to share my contribution to a new book, On Sacred Ground:  Jewish and Christian Clergy Reflect on Transformative Passages From The Five Books of Moses, edited by Jeff Bernhardt and published by Blackbird Books. “And it shall be, when you come close to war, the priest shall approach and speak to the …

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Oct 07 2011

Avinu Malkenu / Chaplain (Colonel)

Avinu/Malkenu- Our Parent, Our Ruler- We approach God, first and foremost, as a loving parent, hoping for indulgence, mercy, forgiveness.  Parents offer us guidance, but the context of the relationship, ideally, is one of unconditional love.  No wonder we open our plea to God through the channel of “Avinu.” However, the primary metaphor of the High Holiday …

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