Military and police work is part of God’s ordination, and yet there are spiritual, mental, and emotional challenges involved — often after retirement. Is PTSD a real phenomenon, and what does it look like? How does one minister to men who are suffering from PTSD after a career in the military? Here is one man’s story of the intensity of real battle, the return home, and the spiritual challenges he faced.
Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.