Speaker: CH(MAJ) Jake Snodgrass, USA
Chaplain Jacob Snodgrass is a native of Ames, OK, and graduated from the University of Oklahoma and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Applied Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City. He was commissioned from ROTC in 2002, and has served as a Chaplain since 2009, endorsed by the Southern Baptist Convention. He currently serves as the 10th Special Forces Group Chaplain and as the lead pastor of Agape Carson, Fort Carson, CO. Chaplain Snodgrass has served numerous assignments as a chaplain, pastor, and church planter, including Camp Humphreys, Korea; Fort Lewis, WA; and Kandahar, Afghanistan. He was named U.S. Army Chaplain of the Year in 2019. Chaplain Snodgrass has been married for 18 years to the former Heather Dostal of Leakenheath, UK and they have six kids, Manuel 24, Karmen 22, Gage 15, Boyce 14, Jovie 11, and Bennett 8.
Topic: “Spiritual Formation: A Counter-Cultural Approach to Spiritual Renewal”
In this transformative weekend, participants will explore the profound concept of spiritual formation through the lens of renowned authors such as John Mark Comer, Dallas Willard, John Ortberg, and Donald Whitney. Attendees will uncover principles and practices that challenge contemporary ideals, emphasizing the necessity of community in the pursuit of spiritual growth. Through interactive discussions, activities, and real-life applications, leaders will discover how to build and sustain a vibrant military ministry while fostering personal renewal in an increasingly secular world and military.
Guest Ambassador: COL Steve and Miriam Shambach, USA (Ret.)