March 23, 2012
Alliance chaplains recently traveled to Mali, West Africa, to lay the ground work for a new iniative—training and equipping nationals in chaplaincy ministry. Attendees enthusiastically embraced the program, which prepares Malian church leaders for effective ministry among their people.
May 23, 2011
On the heels of serving in tornado-ravaged Arkansas a month ago, Alliance Chaplain Paul Northcut now is in Joplin, Missouri, where at least 89 people perished in an EF4 tornado, Sunday, May 22. “Please keep this situation in your prayers,” says Paul. “I will be one of many chaplains helping there. We will need a lot of grace as we deal with the tragedy and loss of life.”
The following commentary is from a blog by John Stumbo, who has served at the C&MA National Office, as senior pastor of Salem Alliance Church, and currently serves as interim pastor at Alliance Church of Fox Island in Fox Island, Washington.
April 29, 2011
Following the recent outbreak of tornados throughout the Southern states, Alliance chaplains are on the scene in several areas in order to help and encourage victims of the storms. Chaplain Rich Gorman, the Spiritual Response Team coordinator for the Red Cross National Disaster Response Team, is in Alabama, where more than 200 people were killed [...]
March 29, 2011
Rev. Stan L. Sniezek, senior pastor of New Life Alliance Church, West Palm Beach, Florida, and lead chaplain for the Lake Clarke Shores Police Department, was recently awarded an Exceptional Service Commendation. Chaplain Stan serves his community with the highest degree of professionalism. “Anytime you receive formal recognition from a government agency, it means a lot,” [...]
November 24, 2010
Read a Thanksgiving greeting from Iraq forwarded by Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Rev. Robert W. Collins II, director of Alliance Chaplain Ministries. Remember to pray for our overseas U.S. troops during this holiday season, including deployed Alliance chaplains.
August 17, 2010
The double amputee encouraged and challenged the Alliance military chaplains, who represented all branches of service. “What is your spiritual mission?”
June 30, 2010
Oahu, Hawaii, an island abundant with rainbows, tropical breezes, and sunny beaches, also is home to nine Alliance churches. The small congregation of Hawaii Kai Community Church is living out Alliance Core Values and C&MA DNA as it crosses the threshold of every door that God opens to ministry.
November 16, 2009
Editor’s note: The following is an account of God’s call on the life of Alliance Chaplain Lt. Brian Daum, U.S. Army Reserves. Brian, his wife Tammi, and their two children live in Belgrade, Montana and attend Alliance Fellowship in Bozeman. I sensed God’s call toward Army chaplaincy in 2005 after reading A Table in the [...]
July 28, 2009
Miss Ann Droppa of Dunnellon, Florida, went to be with the Lord on July 25, 2009, at the age of 92. She was a retired missionary who served faithfully with The Alliance in India for 37 years, from August 1945 until her retirement in May 1982. She is survived by her brothers, Rev. Charles (Dot) Droppa of [...]