Tag Archives: Mainline Protestantism

Mass on Saipan in June 1944

Letters To (and From) Bethel: Chaplains as “Spiritual Pillars”

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from the letters sent back to Bethel during World War II by former students and members of its denomination who were serving in the military, it’s this: complaining about one’s pastor is as common in war as in peace. I did attend both Protestant chapel services, and my first impression was […]