- Daily Strength
Evan Hunsberger was just 13 when his grandfather suffered a stroked that meant he would never be the same again. But the boy made an unexpected discovery among the two-war veteran's belongings that changed his life and gave inspiration to a new generation of American soldiers and sailors.
Congregations that want to do more than pray for veterans on Veterans Day might consider providing copies of a historic book of devotions to military troops and veterans in Veterans Affairs hospitals.
General Charles C. Krulak, former commandant of the Marine Corps and a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has agreed to serve on the Advisory Committee of Strength for Service Corporation.
Following the Oct. 1 killing of eight students and one professor at Umpqua Community College, the Strength for Service team sent 200 books of Strength for Service to God and Community to first responders.
A total of 1,017 United Methodist Churches have spent $1.12 million at Home Depot stores.
Captain Ronald N. Lawrence Jr., chaplain at the Elmendorf Air Force Base and Fort Richardson in Alaska, sends "Daily Encouragement" to men and women of the 673 Medical Group.
You and your church can increase the number of free Strength for Service books for veterans, military troops, police officers and fire fighters by shopping at Home Depot.
“No one knows better than the soldier away from home how important mail call is,” said Covington.” He noted that occasionally mail brings bad news, but most of the time “it relieves our fear, strengthen our hope, and gives us comfort in love.”
As chaplain of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command, I served as a member of the Commanding General’s executive staff for the religious support of the 35,000-40,000 Marines and attached Sailors, soldiers and airmen deployed in the combat zone.
Beginning June 15, The Home Depot will offer United Methodist churches and affiliate organizations an opportunity to help fund the distribution of free copies of Strength for Service to God and Country, to U. S. military troops and veterans.