The "Martial Arts Chaplain's Association" is a ministry of the Christian Black Belt Association and is patterned after the U.S. Military Chaplain program. It's purpose is to identify, train and support qualified individuals to serve as a Chaplain in the Martial Arts world. As such the MACA acts solely as a training agent for Martial Arts Chaplains and enjoys the support of Coral Ridge Baptist Fellowship which is registered with the Department of Defense as an Ecclesiastical endorsing Agent for Military and Civil Air Patrol Chaplains. MACA draws it's resource and focus from the US Military Chaplaincy. Our Chaplain committee is composed of:
MACA Chief of Chaplain's Captain USAR John Kulp, M.Div.,D.Min
Captain USAR James Rimmer, M.Div., D.Min, Sc.D
Major CAP-USAF (US ARMY NCO-ret) Clement G. Riedner, M.Div., Ph.D., L.H.D.
CBBA Conference Chaplain Rev Fran Pultro, Sc.B., M.ED
LTCF Jeff Burnsed, M.Div, Ph.D., President, Coral Ridge Baptist Fellowship
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CHAPLAIN TRAINING:
1. Must be a 'Born Again" Christian who can evidence a clear testimony of Salvation and Christian walk.
2. Maintain a current membership with the Christian Black Belt Association or Shiho Karano Kai International.
The Chaplains Training program is set up in Modules of study which may be taken at our Annual Conference or special mini-conferences at various locations as needed. Please complete contact form below if you wish to obtain further information about Martial Arts Chaplains training.