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Paul Armstrong is currently serving as a U.S. Navy Chaplain. He earned his Masters of Divinity from Bethel Seminary and his MBA from Brenau University. He also served in the Navy as a Supply Corps Officer. In his combined naval service, he has deployed around the world on three different ships and has a combat deployment to Afghanistan. In addition, Paul served as the Senior Pastor for a Church and works with a wide range of not for profit organizations. He has the privilege of being married for over twenty two years. He and his wife have three boys. Chaplain Armstrong is still on active duty. All articles are written on his own behalf and the thoughts and opinions expressed are his and not necessarily those of the U.S. Government, Department of Defense, U.S. Navy or the Navy Chaplain Corps. Chaplain Armstrong will be writing from his religious tradition as a Protestant Christian.
Joy Burgess is currently full-time freelance writer who has a BA degree in Missions and Pastoral Ministries. Along with working in a hospital emergency room and in a nursing home, Joy also spent time ministering and teaching in the country of Ghana and later teaching in a private Christian Day School. She's a widow and special needs mother, but most importantly, a woman of faith.
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