When the War Never Ends
"If people think the VA hospital will solve all the problems, they'll overlook the greatest source of healing in any situation: Jesus," says Self. "The majority component for recovery is a spiritual solution, more than any secular clinical answer."
Jocelyn Green is a freelance writer and author of Faith Deployed: Daily Encouragement for Military Wives (Moody Publishers).
Copyright © 2009 Christianity Today. Click for reprint information.
Previous Christianity Today articles on veterans or military ministry include:
Not Just Chaplains | Parachurch organizations are filling in the gaps through ministry to troops and their families. (August 21, 2007)
Beyond Yellow Ribbons | Become a blessing to a military family. (July 1, 2006)
Veteran Ministry | How churches can help soldiers and their families readjust after combat. (June 30, 2006)