The following posts highlight the research, resources and organizations available to faith communities as they begin addressing the needs of service members in a sensitive and healing manner.

Resources

Make the Connection

July 27th, 2017 Posted by Multimedia, Organizations No Comment yet

Make the Connection is an online resource designed to connect veterans, their family members and friends, and other supporters with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their health, well-being, and everyday lives. Hear honest and candid descriptions from veterans of what life was like for them with PTSD. A variety of veterans-men and women, younger […]

Moral Injury Shows the Limits of Forgiveness – an article by Max Lindenman posted on Patheos

March 14th, 2017 Posted by Articles 1 comment

Max Lindenman explores the difficulty for veterans to experience forgiveness.

Soul Repair Center: Moral Injury Worship Guide

February 13th, 2017 Posted by Congregational, Resources No Comment yet

Suggestions for raising awareness of moral injury in worship service from the Soul Repair Center at Brite Divinity School.

REZVETS

August 18th, 2016 Posted by Organizations, Resources No Comment yet

RezVets is a Veterans outreach and educational organization designed to positively impact military members and their families and friends. Its mission is to help restore, reconcile and re-integrate veterans and their families to a holistic relationship within family and community including the community of faith.

Richmond Times Dispatch – In rural Loudoun, a refuge for combat vets and their families

August 17th, 2016 Posted by Articles, Resources No Comment yet

The Richmond Times Dispatch highlights Boulder Crest Retreat, the nation’s first privately-funded rural wellness center dedicated exclusively to our nation’s combat veterans and their families.

Military Outreach USA

August 17th, 2016 Posted by Organizations, Resources No Comment yet

Military Outreach USA is a national, community-based outreach program that celebrates, supports and networks with the Military Community. The organization connects our military community with churches by providing resources and referrals to help serve those who have served.

Boulder Crest Retreat

December 9th, 2015 Posted by Organizations, Resources No Comment yet

Boulder Crest Retreat is the nation’s first privately-funded rural wellness center dedicated exclusively to our nation’s combat veterans and their families. We are committed to improving the physical, emotional, spiritual and economic wellbeing of this remarkable community of heroes, and ensuring they have the opportunity to succeed in their new mission – a life of passion, purpose and service – here at home.

FOX News Health: US veterans find combat-related stress relief in holistic-medicine retreat

December 9th, 2015 Posted by Articles, Resources No Comment yet

Ever since 47-year-old Andy Kaufmann retired from the U.S. Army in 2009, scenes from active duty in Iraq, Bosnia, and the Saudi Arabia and Kuwait border have rattled his body and mind— giving him hyper-vigilance, disrupting his sleep and memory function, and threatening his marriage of 21 years.

The Atlantic – Healing a Wounded Sense of Morality

October 26th, 2015 Posted by Articles, Resources No Comment yet

Maggie Puniewska, writing for The Atlantic, provides an in depth look at moral injury and various efforts to help veterans heal.

Kansas City veteran copes with moral injury from war

October 26th, 2015 Posted by Blog, Multimedia, Resources No Comment yet

KSHB’s short segment highlights the struggles of moral injury through Kansas City veteran Ted John, a retired U.S. Marine.