Daily Devotional Offers Comfort and Hope
The Military Chaplain
“Strength for Service speaks right to the heart of a warrior and hits on the topics that are at the forefront of our thoughts. The size is ideal for carrying in a cargo pocket or in the pouch of a pack. The recruits seem to enjoy reading it and are blessed by the stories and prayers,” says Chaplain Lieutenant Jason Rochester.
Rochester is one of many United States military chaplains who request hundreds, even thousands, of the daily devotionalStrength for Service to God and Country each week. The books are provided free of charge to chaplains and military personnel thanks to the generosity of people across the nation who financially support the project.
Strength for Service was first written for World War II troops and went out of print after the Korean conflict. A young Eagle Scout pursued getting the book republished and in 2001 he successfully accomplished his goal. Since 2001, almost 300,000 books have been distributed both stateside and abroad.
“There are a variety of resources that I hand out to the recruits, but I think