Chaplain (LTC) David M. Scheider is the former director of the Center for Christian Ministry and Vocation (CCMV) at Seminary of the Southwest.
Scheider, an Episcopal priest, has 25 years experience as a chaplain in the United States army. He is a licensed marriage and family therapist and a Fellow and Approved Supervisor in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, a Diplomate in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, and a Diplomate for the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy. Scheider currently directs the Family Life Chaplain Training Center on Fort Hood, Texas where he developed a program to train military chaplains as counselors.
In 2009, Scheider completed a DMin in Christian Nurture from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Before entering the Army, Scheider was a hospital chaplain and a parish pastor. He is also a graduate of Seminary of the Southwest’s Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry program where he completed a certificate in special studies in spiritual formation.
In this episode, Scheider uses his experience as a chaplain and priest to illustrate masculine spirituality.