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Ministry Tasks and Competencies for the Chaplain, Part 1

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Our Work of the Chaplain passage for this episode is Proverbs 19:17 which says, "He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord; and that which he hath given will he pay him again."

Our Work of the Chaplain quote for this episode is from Erasmus. He said, "Length of life should be measured not by the number of years but by the number of right actions."

In this podcast, we are going through the fine book: "The Work of the Chaplain" by Naomi K. Paget and Janet R. McCormack.

Our topic today is: Ministry Tasks and Competencies for the Chaplain (Part 1)

The chaplain role encompasses many ministry tasks. From minister to healer, pastor to intercessor, the chaplain provides religious and spiritual care. This chapter will present various legitimate roles of a chaplain— not as an exhaustive list, but as the most common possibilities. Most chaplains must demonstrate at least a minimal competency in all these areas.