Associated gospel churches
Founded in 1939 by Rev. William Standridge and reorganized in 1942 by Dr. W.O.H. Garman, the Associated Gospel Churches (The AGC) endorses Chaplains from historic/classic fundamental churches to the U.S. Armed Forces, and to other agencies. The AGC has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to represent Independent, Fundamental Bible-believing churches. For more than 80 years AGC has supported a strong national defense and protected the free exercise of religion in the armed forces. Learn More
Why I Became a Chaplain
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The military provides unique ministry opportunities because sailors, soldiers, marines and airmen are often in harm's way and are open to spiritual considerations. AGC has been and remains true to Dr. Garman’s mission, to endorse Bible-believing fundamental men whom the Lord calls to minister to the Armed Forces by providing examples of a scriptural life and faithfully representing their Bible-believing sending churches. The Lord has blessed AGC since its founding in 1939 by providing outstanding Bible-believing men committed to ministering to military personnel in a pluralistic environment while remaining true to the inspired, inerrant, and sufficient Scriptures. However, some AGC chaplains have paid a price for doing so.
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