If you walked past an Army recruiting station near Phoenix recently, you might have seen this sign outside the office: There’s something scary about the U.S. military saying we’re on a mission for God… it’s the sort of rhetoric our enemies are using, offering religious justifications for war and violence. On Thursday, Mikey Weinstein of [Read More...]
Military Suicide Prevention Training Includes This Solution: “Invite Jesus Into Whatever You’re Feeling”
Just a day after Congress held a hearing on “Religious Accommodations” in the military, during which four Christians talked about how rough they had it, there was a perfect example of how Christians take things too far.
During a suicide prevention training for the 5th Ranger Training Battalion, the battalion chaplain offered everyone explicitly biblical solutions with this handout which states that those who are suicidal should just “Invite Jesus into whatever you’re feeling.”
Yesterday, the U.S. House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on “Religious Accommodations in the Armed Services” — and Mikey Weinstein of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation was one of the non-right-wing representatives on the panel.
Tomorrow, the U.S. House Armed Services Committee will hold a hearing on “Religious Accommodations in the Armed Services” — and Mikey Weinstein of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation will be one of the non-right-wing representatives on the panel (sitting next to people from Family Research Council, Liberty Institute, and the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty):