Johnathon Baggett

Pillar Church of Woodlawn,
Military Chaplaincy
Pillar Church of Woodlawn
July 1
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About My Family

I have been married to my incredible wife, Lindsay, for five years. We have a 2-year-old son named Levi and a newborn named Silas.

About My Ministry

I am a U.S. Army Reserve chaplain serving in my first battalion chaplain duty assignment.

I am also a church planting apprentice and am pursuing God's call to plant a church outside a military community. It is a blessing to be part of what God is doing within the military community and to see the gospel continue to transform lives!

SBC Chaplaincy

Chaplaincy is a "frontline" ministry that is vital to the 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 or counselor are established by the using agency and the Chaplains Commission, SBC. These qualification requirements vary according to the type of chaplaincy or counseling ministry involved but all are expected to meet a high level of ministerial competence. A basic qualification from the Chaplains Commission, SBC, is that an applicant is a Southern Baptist who is a member in good standing with an SBC church. Additional qualification requirements may involve certain age limits, educational background, ministry experience, physical condition, financial and credit history, citizenship eligibility for a security clearance, certification by certain national organizations, and other qualifications specific to the Using Agency or Chaplains Commission, SBC. If you are interested in pursuing next steps as an SBC endorsed chaplain from your church, explore the possibilities at Send me. For more information about SBC Chaplaincy, visit


Pray that I would make it my aim to please God in everything I do. Pray for the ministry of Pillar Church of Woodlawn where I serve as an apprentice and for the future church plant. Pray that lives will be transformed through chaplaincy ministry during my first battalion chaplain duty assignment.


Pray for me, my family and our ministry. Contact me if you are interested in planting a church near a military community.
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