Darren Shaddix

Solid Rock Church,
Military Chaplaincy
Solid Rock Church
November 23
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About My Family

My wife and I have been married for 22 years. We have five children. Our oldest two are biological and our youngest three were adopted through foster care.

Our oldest daughter, Kaley, is 20 and married a year ago. Our other kids—Ethan, Levi, Avalynn and Rinnah—live with us at home.

About My Ministry

Currently I am a Lieutenant Chaplain in the Navy. I am stationed at Naval Station Mayport at the base chapel.

I preach every Sunday and currently engage in my church of membership through virtual means.

SBC Chaplaincy

Chaplaincy is a vital frontline ministry and extension of the local church. Chaplains reach the lost among the thousands of men and women in the U.S. Armed Forces, correctional facilities, healthcare settings, public safety, disaster relief sites and corporate environments. SBC Chaplains care for the broken, offer hope to the hopeless and advance the gospel of Jesus Christ in hard to reach places.
The qualifications expected of a Southern Baptist applying for endorsement as a chaplain are established by the using agency and the Chaplains Commission, SBC. These qualification requirements vary according to the type of chaplaincy involved but all are expected to meet a high level of ministerial competence.


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