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My friend @C_Stroop posted the this post. I responded:

In this Christian Chaplain’s opinion, if a Christian Chaplain is proselytising then they are NOT doing the job of a Christian Chaplain.

Someone else chimed in with “...we’re called to spread the Gospel...”
What follows is my response to that:

A Chaplain’s role is to be with a person in their time of need and provide spiritual and/or practical support without fear or favour. In other words...
... a good Christian Chaplain should be able to serve a Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Jew, Atheist or Christian of differing denomination and simply be Christ to them. In fact I would suggest...
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For #InternationalWomensDay I want to give a shout out to all the women in ministry. Liberal. Conservative. Ordained. Lay ministry. YOU GET IT DONE! You love us when we are hurting and we are so grateful.
When I was in the hospital, women #chaplains came out of the woodwork to pray for me, read scripture, and just be cool around my family and friends who were FREAKING OUT INSIDE.
When I was a new mom, women in the church dropped a zillion sleepers and casseroles at my door and somehow understood when I was like HAVE YOU USED HAND SANITIZER THIS IS SERIOUS.
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