Authorized Religious Support
Provide or perform rites, ordinances, and authorized religious support.
Demonstrate competency in the area and knowledge of different faith-based traditions and interfaith dialogue.
Effectively represent LDS doctrine, theology, and thought in the Armed Forces.
Pastoral Counseling and Care Skills
Provide pastoral counseling and care in a military context, integrating spiritual insight into the counseling process.
Demonstrate personal style of preaching in regular devotion presentations, prepared homilies, and structured sermons.
Reflect and practice the ethics and professional requirements of Armed Forces chaplains.
Religion and Conflict
Advise the commander regarding religion and religious support as they affect military operations.
Demonstrate effective writing in academic research papers, sermons, and final project.