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I'm Now A Certified Chaplain

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I am an ordained minister who serves as chaplain in the Katy (Texas) Fire Department. I am also chief chaplain of Christ 4 Responders. In addition I have served on the advisory board of Defense of Houston, an Army funded civilian preparedness group for several years now. I have training in several areas related to emergency management and homeland security.
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Graduate FEMA Professional Development Program
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Christmas Message 2009

Posted on December 25, 2009 at 10:38am 1 Comment

Many people think of how brave first responders as being brave, and this is one of our most common qualities. At the same time I also often remind people how generous responders are.



Today is an excellent illustration of this. While everyone else is unwrapping presents, and hugging grandma, we stand watch. We sacrifice part of our holiday so others can have carefree enjoyment of theirs. So long as we do so they will never completely understand what we have done for them. We being who… Continue

Katy, Texas Commercial building fire June 29th.

Posted on July 9, 2009 at 4:36pm 1 Comment

Yesterday a local fire photographer sent me some great pictures of the guys from my fire department at the above incident. You can see them on his website here, http://tinyurl.com/mslbwf I was totally bumed that I wasn't on this run. I felt like a caged tiger knowing guys, and gals that I served with and cared about were fighting a fire this size, and I wasn't there. It was in the hottest part of the day, in what has been a historically hot Houston summer. Anyway the pictures are so cool I had… Continue

Swine Flu and Schools

Posted on May 2, 2009 at 6:21pm 0 Comments

According to the last numbers I have 11 schools in our metro area, and 466 schools nationwide have been closed because of probable or confirmed swine flu cases. This includes one school in my own school district about 5miles away.



Growing problem, working parents who are scrambling to find child care for the next week or two. They also have to figure out how to pay the cost of this care, especially in the current economy. I thought of setting up what I call "day shelters." However if… Continue

Flooding in the Houston Area

Posted on April 28, 2009 at 9:41am 5 Comments

We are currently experiencing widespread flooding in the Houston Area. According to the last report I saw 20 major road locations are closed due to high water. Houston Fire had to rescue two of their medics and a patient after one of their ambulances became stranded in a a high water intersection just before daybreak.



Katy ISD (my local School District) has canceled classes for the day as have several near by districts here on the western side of our metro area. Several others are… Continue

Overcome Evil With Good

Posted on February 26, 2009 at 11:23am 0 Comments

I originally wrote this article while serving as Chaplain-General at the Order of St. Isidore of Seville. As first responders we certainly see our share of evil. In fact far too often it gets directed toward us. I hope this article will in some small way help you to handle the evil that you encounter in a way that is consistent with your faith in Christ.



Chaplain Crutchfield



Overcome Evil With Good

By Rev. Robert A. Crutchfield



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At 1:17am on January 5, 2015,
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Fyre Walker
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Hiya Padre, just stopping by to show you some love! I hope the beginning of your New Year is off to a promising start! God Bless!

At 11:57am on March 19, 2010, Tony Thomas gave Rev Robert A Crutchfield a gift
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Stay safe Rev.
At 11:57am on March 19, 2010,
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Hiya Rev., just dropping by to say hi and wish yo a good day! Stay safe.
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At 8:00pm on December 10, 2009, Fyre Walker gave Rev Robert A Crutchfield a gift
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Have a Blessed Christmas and a wonderful New Year Padre!
At 4:34pm on October 24, 2009, Larry W said…
congratulations on becoming a Certified Chaplain!
At 10:52am on October 12, 2009,
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Janet Liebsch
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CONGRATS on your certification Rev ~ and thank you for all you do!!!!!! Stay safe out there, j
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At 11:58am on June 21, 2009,
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Fyre Walker
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Happy Father's Day Padre! Hugs!
At 9:01am on April 12, 2009,
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Fyre Walker
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Hello Padre! I wish you and your family a most wonderful Easter filled with God's Blessings!
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