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A 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Dedicated to
Providing Biblical Counseling,
Service Dogs, and Veteran Advocacy

Barrett Craig, U.S. Navy, Chaplain, ACBC Certified Biblical Counselor

Barrett Craig, U.S. Navy, Chaplain, ACBC Certified Biblical Counselor

Barrett Craig recently joined the Fallen Soldiers March Advisory Board upon learning of FSM’s passion to reach our combat Vets with the gospel of Christ. Like FSM he is deeply committed to the same gospel-centered, biblical approach in addressing the complex challenges many of our returning warriors face. Having come from a long family line of military war Veterans, he knows more than ever the immediate need to do whatever it takes to bring the hope of the cross to those who face hopelessness. He is grateful to be a part of what FSM is doing.

Barrett Craig, a native of Boulder, Colorado, enlisted into the United States Marine Corps in the summer of 1996. From there he served as an Amphibious Assault Vehicle crewman at Camp Pendleton, California, deploying both with the 13th and 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. In August 2000 he was honorably discharged as a Sergeant.

Halfway into his enlistment, in God’s kindness and through the outreach of fellow Marines, local military ministries and churches, he learned of the gospel and saw his need for Christ. Having been brought to faith in Christ, he grew in excitement for full-time ministry with a passion of making Jesus known. With the encouragement of his local church he began the journey.

After the Marine Corps, he began his undergraduate work at Cedarville University. He graduated in 2003 majoring in Pre-Seminary with a minor in Philosophy. While there, God stirred in him a desire to make the glories of Christ known in the military by serving as a Navy Chaplain with the learn more. In God’s kindness, he was commissioned in December 2003 into the Chaplain Candidate Program.

In the fall of 2004, he began his graduate work at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. While there he earned both his Master in Divinity in Biblical and Theological Studies and his Master in Theology in Biblical Counseling. In 2010, he was ordained by Clifton Baptist Church and endorsed by the North American Mission Board to be an active duty chaplain in the Navy

He began his active duty service in Okinawa, Japan with 3rd Marine Logistics Group. While there he served from 2010-2012 as the Battalion Chaplain for Combat Logistic Battalion 31. From 2013-2014 he served as the Battalion Chaplain for 3rd Supply Battalion. From 2014-2015 he served as the Coordinating Chaplain for Camp Foster. From 2015-2016 he served both as the Chaplain for Headquarters and Service Battalion for Camp Foster and as the Lead Chaplain for Grace Hill, the Contemporary Christian Service at Foster Chapel. From 2016-2015 he served with the Coast Guard as the Command Chaplain of Sector San Juan in Puerto Rico. He is currently serving in Norfolk, VA at the Ministry Center.

He is also a graduate of the Naval War College in Joint Professional Military Education Phase I, and he is a Fleet Marine Force Qualified Officer. He is also a certified counselor with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors, the author of Help! I’m Being Deployed and Help! I’ve Been Traumatized by Combat, and founder, editor, and author of The Gospel for Military Life.

He has been married to Colleen Craig, a woman he does not deserve, for the past 12 years. They are blessed to enjoy the responsibility of parenting their three children, Annabelle, Lydia, and Ronnie.

The positions and opinions expressed by Barrett Craig do not necessarily represent the views of the United States Government, the Department of Defense, or the United States Navy.

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