Our chaplains are serving in all branches of the Armed Forces of the United States. They are also found in the civilian sector, ministering in public safety agencies law-enforcement, prison, fire and rescue , health care institutions including the Veterans Administration and in the business and corporate world. Rob Meyer was born at home on a small farmstead near Colesburg, Iowa. Northeast Iowa was home for most of his school years thru the senior year in college at IowaState University. Given a desire to pursue ministry, Rob transitioned to the USAF Reserves but needed some "real life" experience before entering seminary studies. He served as a city police officer Ames, Iowa and also graduated with distinction from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy in He met and married Chris, a Registered Nurse, shortly after competing training at the academy. Given those experiences, Rob sensed the timing was right to begin seminary studies. Following seminary, he taught at Southern Bible Institute in Dallas and served three years as senior chaplain at the Evansville Indiana Rescue Mission.
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Armed Forces. The group was formed as a response to Protestant liberalism, and is baptistic in practice. A long time defender of the historic Christian faith, Dr. The AGC was born in the midst of the theological controversy of the early and midth century, as liberalism and biblical Christianity were engaged in mortal combat. Theological liberalism first poisoned Europe and then the United States, infecting many Protestant denominations with liberal skepticism, a presupposition against the inerrancy of the Bible, a passion for ecumenicity, a degradation of the deity of Christ, and a rabid anti-supernaturalism. It was in this climate of theological turmoil that the AGC rose to prominence. Having begun as a small local ministerial fellowship in Michigan, the AGC gained national recognition through the efforts of its long-time president, Dr. Garman Garman served as President of the AGC from until his retirement in , a long tenure of thirty-nine years.
Religious endorsing bodies have responsibility for recruitment, endorsement, and support of clergy in extension ministries beyond local congregations. Religious endorsing bodies provide support, advocacy, and accountability for those within a given tradition. The table below is a listing of endorsing bodies in the United States. Chaplaincy Endorsers. National Black Chaplains Association, Inc. Religious Naturalist Association. Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries.
Initial deduction will be made within one business day of donation. Future recurring payments will be deducted on the same date as initial deduction. Who rides along with a police officer to deliver the devastating news that a child or spouse has been killed in an accident? Who stands beside a hospital bed with a family as a loved one lies ill or injured? Who ministers to a platoon of men and women after one or two or three or more of its members have been killed in action? The answer to each question is the same: a chaplain. No matter the type of chaplain, the man or woman who wears this badge of courage continually stands at the edge of disaster and ministers to those who are hurting, frightened, angry, devastated, or broken. Open Bible's chaplains bring the "ministry of presence" to workplaces, hospitals, emergency services departments, the military, an other strategic locations. For more information about Open Bible's Chaplain Ministries, please contact:. Marketplace Chaplains exists to share God's love in the workplace by providing an employee care service through chaplain teams.