US Chaplains Teach Koreans Field Ministry

Chaplains (Cmdr) John Owen shows the contents of a chaplain field kit to Republic of Korea Marine Corps chaplains…(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Matthew Manning)

A group of US military chaplains exchanged ideas with their Korean counterparts during MEFEX 14 in South Korea. The article notes that the Koreans have chaplains, too, but apparently are most comfortable in the chapel setting. They were interested in learning how the US chaplains performed ministry in the field:

The ROK Marine chaplains are very capable and very gifted ministers but mainly in the chapel setting. They really want to understand what field ministry looks like when their units deploy to combat.

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