Fall 2022

Volume 2, Number 2

The third issue of The AGC Journal for military Chaplains, pastors, history teachers and others who are interested in a Biblical perspective on ministry.  Whether it’s preaching, Bible study, counseling, or ministering to a flock, this is a toolbox written expressly for you. The articles cover interesting aspects of ministry as well as including some of the latest in conservative theology which uplifts and glorifies God, instead of causing doubt. The books reviews cover topics relevant to today and are important and thought provoking, so enjoy.

Contents • Vol. 2, No.2
  1. The Officer and Military Oaths A Promise and A Prayer — Steve Brown
  2. The Chaplain and Spiritual Fitness —  Ronald Benzing
  3. Dating the Patriarchs—Michael A. Grisanti
  4. The Origin of Christian America Part One: Seeds of the American Revolution — Bob Freiberg


  1. We Will Not Be Silenced: Responding Courageously to Our Culture’s Assault on Christianity by Erwin W. Lutzer —  Stephen Kim
  2. God vs. Government: Taking a Biblical Stand When Christ & Compliance Collide by Nathan Busenitz & James Coates — Kurt Johnson

Spring 2022

Volume 2, Number 1

The second issue of The AGC Journal includes articles collected from leading conservative Bible professors, Pastors and Chaplains who have graciously allowed access to their work. New to this volume is the inclusion of book reports which are practical and current, namely, Biblical counseling and a theological assessment of the Woke Movement. In short, there should be something for everyone in this issue.

Contents • Vol. 2, No.1

Accuracy Matters When Souls Are At Stake —William D. Barrick

George Whitefield, the Revolutionary War in America, and the American Military Chaplaincy [Part 2] — Kenneth Lawson

Chaplain Walter Colton and the California Gold Rush — Dr. Timothy J. Demy

George Washington’s Sacred Fire — Peter A. Lillback



Christianity and Wokeness: How the Social Justice Movement Is Hijacking the Gospel—and the Way to Stop It. — Richard Mayhue

Is It Abuse? A Biblical Guide to Identifying Domestic Abuse and Helping Victims — Andrew B. Lawson

Fall 2021

Volume 1, Number 1

This issue of The AGC Journal takes a careful, historical look the truth of how this nation was indeed, a specially created nation forged by a God who is interested in the affairs of humanity. You will discover the direct relationship with why we have military Chaplains in our armed forces, explore the spiritual and legal misnomer “Ministry of Presence” which is especially practical and encouraging, and be reminded of the evils and deception of Socialism.

Contents • Vol. 1, No.1

George Whitefield, the Revolutionary War in America, and the American Military Chaplaincy — Kenneth Lawson

Chaplain “Ministry of Presence” and Disaster Relief — Kurt Johnson

Socialism IS NOT Christian — Dr. W.O.H. Garman


Our Mission

Rooted in the Great Commandment (Matthew 22:36-40) and the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20), and recognized by the federal government as an official ecclesiastical endorsing agency, the Associated Gospel Churches (AGC) exists to represent Biblically Christ-centered churches, for the purpose of recruiting, endorsing, educating and supporting ordained men to serve as chaplains—pastors in uniform—in publicly-restricted access institutions.

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