Russell Retirement Ceremony

Director of Chaplaincy, Al Russell and his wife Carol, were honored on March 10, 2015 at the CB Northwest Annual Enrichment Conference for over 20 years of service to CBAmerica Chaplaincy.

REDs Pray Over Al and Carol Russell

The Regional Executive Directors (REDs) gathered around Al and Carol Russell to pray over them during the Russell Retirement Ceremony at Seaside, Oregon on March 10, 2015.

Where Are Our Chaplains Now?

John Williams and his wife, Margy, may have retired from the US Army 30 years ago, but they are still sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. They have been living in Henderson, Nevada and are active in their area prison outreach. An Emmaus Bible Correspondence program was started several years ago by a man from the church they belong to, ... Read More

Moral Injury Poses Hidden Risks for Service Members

By Beth Schwinn, DCoE Public Affairs, March 11, 2015 Dr. William Nash addresses the Mental Health Integration for Chaplain Services program.     About 30 years ago, two Navy ships were approached by refugees begging for rescue who had escaped Vietnam in underequipped boats. At the time, so-called “boat people” rescues had become so frequent that they were taking Navy ... Read More

We Bid Farewell to Al Russell, Director of Chaplaincy

Al Russell will be retiring later this year, but it was decided to celebrate his 21 years of service to CBAmerica ministries and chaplaincy at the upcoming CBNW Annual Enrichment Conference. This is one of the largest gatherings of Conservative Baptists and you are invited to attend. The convention is March 9-11, and the retirement ceremony will take place during ... Read More

Chaplain Spotlight

Chaplain Dave Lundell is the Supervisory/Lead Chaplain for the Veteran's Health Administration in Tucson, Arizona. He is dedicated to providing chaplain support as a spiritual resource for Veterans. He retired from active-duty military (Air Force and Army) as an Army chaplain with combat, prison and medical trauma experience. He has a background in social work and has over 30 years of ... Read More

CBAmerica Board of Directors Appoint New Director of Chaplaincy

At the 2014 January Board meeting, Rev. Allen Russell informed the CBAmerica Board of Directors of his plans to retire from his position as the Director of Chaplaincy in mid-2015. A search team was selected with a goal of appointing a new Director by January 1, 2015.  This would allow Chaplain Russell the opportunity to train and mentor his replacement. … Read More