Hervey Bay Presbyterian Church

Soldiers courtmashalled for their faith?

What’s going on in the USA?  Will it have some implications for Australia?  We better take note and be prepared to make a stand.

Being convicted in a court martial means that a soldier has committed a crime under federal military law. Punishment for a court martial can include imprisonment and being dishonorably discharged from the military.

Christians – including chaplains – sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ in the military could be guilty of “treason,” and of committing an act of “spiritual rape” as serious a crime as “sexual assault.” Christians sharing their faith in the military are seen as “enemies of the Constitution”.

Read the full story.

We need to pray for those in the line of fire in the USA – and other countries where this sort of thing is rearing its head.



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