Author Archives: JDT

EVF Mission Brief (Vet Fest 18 November and Tactical Retreat Info) 

Dear EVF Friends, This Saturday, 18 November, the Tiny Chapel of St. Martin will be present at the Vet Fest in Austin. If you can help us staff it, please let me know. Any shift is welcome. We will start … Continue reading

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EVF Mission Brief: documentary

Greetings EVF Friends, Our first documentary was made by Deidox Films. Check it out here–share it widely so more veterans can find healing through Jesus’ love. I’m starting my cross-country preaching tour in two weeks. I’ll be in Harleysville, PA on … Continue reading

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EVF Mission Brief (Tactical Retreat 1-2 December)

Dear EVF Friends, I am still receiving amazing feedback from last week’s Veterans Conference. I learned so much and I’m still reflecting on what happened at the conference. Thank you for making it happen. Thank you to Vanessa Neering, Amy … Continue reading

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EVF Mission Brief (Moral Injury Healing Service Tuesday in RR and next Wed in Austin)

Dear EVF Friends, I just got back from my orientation with the Episcopal Church Foundation, who will be funding my travel around the country to share the EVF story and invite more veterans to join our movement. If you would … Continue reading

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EVF Mission Brief (Priest Pint in Salado!)

Dear EVF Friends, I’ll be speaking in Salado on July 20th about Friendship in War. Click here for more info: Priest Pint topic “Near Beer in Baghdad: What Bad Beer Taught me about Good Relationships.” So far I have 2 sponsors … Continue reading

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EVF Mission Brief: Big Announcement and Healing Service

Dear EVF Friends, It’s taken me forever to get this email out because I’ve been scurrying around with some amazing people, planning things as well as waiting on a Big Announcement. I was hoping to by Memorial Day, but not … Continue reading

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EVF Mission Brief

Dear EVF Friends, All they wanted was the black knit watch cap, 1 ea. That was all they wanted from me before I could officially sign out of the United States Marine Corps. I had lost it several months before in some … Continue reading

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EVF Mission Brief: Holy Week

Dear EVF Friends, I wish you a blessed Holy Week. The story of Jesus’ final week, crucifixion, and resurrection is a post-traumatic reflection on the violent death of Jesus by the people who loved him most. It’s hard to lose … Continue reading

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EVF Mission Brief: Join EVF at The POSSE EAST for a Rock Show on Sunday Apr. 2, 3-6pm

Dear EVF Friends, Road Trip! Retired Army Chaplain Matthew Williams is touring with his band and they are coming to Austin on April 2, 3-6pm at the Posse East! The Posse East is a relaxed pub right next to UT … Continue reading

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EVF Mission Brief

Dear EVF Friends, Last weekend I was invited to present the work of EVF in Northern Virginia. We had a great turnout, and so many expressed interest in forming EVF groups in their own parishes. We have always trusted the … Continue reading

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