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The military chaplaincy has a diversity problem and it just got worse. The chaplaincy is currently 98% Christian, 90% Protestant, and 66% “evangelistic” Christian (the denominations that may engage in a more political expression of their religion). The same denominations … Continue reading
We’re coming out of the holidays and Christmas displays inspired local efforts to organize at several installations. Travis AFB now has a thriving community led by Dan Rawlings. Chaplains are holding a grudge; denying access to support but MAAF is continuing … Continue reading
Army Major Ray Bradley is currently stationed at Ft Bragg, North Carolina. served in Afghanistan in 2004 and 2005, and is a committed humanist. He is an officer on the board of a local humanist group, is active with the … Continue reading
I had the pleasure last week of attending two chaplain conferences. The first was for the Association of Religious Endorsing Bodies (AREB) and the second was for the Network on Ministry in Specialized Settings (COMISS Network). AREB is a collection … Continue reading
Sign the Petition to: Eliminate the standard question “what is your religion” in entrance processing.
Change the default entry for religious preference from “No Religious Preference” to blank.
Eliminate the “No Religious Preference” option.
Add an option for “Humanist”.
Add an option for “Spiritual But Not Religious”. Continue reading