Chaplain Robert A Crutchfield
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  • Katy, TX
  • United States
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Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
National First Responder Prayer Team
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Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Katy Fire and EMS department
Red Cross Disaster Services
Military Police Corps-Texas State Guard
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
My Training:
American Heart Association-Basic Life Support for Health Care Professionals
Emergency Services Chaplain Program Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Graduate FEMA Professional Development Program
Center for Homeland Defense and Security-Naval Post Graduate School
National Fire Academy
National Terrorism Preparedness Institute
About Me:
I have over the years served as a disaster action team member with the American Red Cross, a military policeman with the Texas State Guard, a staff officer with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. I also served 3.5 years as chaplain of the Katy Fire & EMS Department. Currently I am Founder and Chief Chaplain of the National First Responder Prayer Team. The NFRPT is an online based network of prayer intercessors for first responders across the country.
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Why I Joined Fire/EMS
I never did like being on the sidelines in times of emergency.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
Boring is for amateurs !

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Chaplain Robert A Crutchfield's Blog

Thoughts from the Land of Ike

Posted on October 1, 2008 at 1:27pm 2 Comments

What a time we've had here in Southeast Texas the last couple of weeks. Ahead of Hurricane Ike over 2 million people evacuated. After Ike over 2 Million were without power. In fact as of this morning almost 3 weeks later about 35,000 customers are still without electric power. According to a figure I saw the other day about 400 people are still unaccounted for.

I have also observed several things to take note of for the future as my community and I have gone through… Continue

The Many Flavors of Stress

Posted on June 19, 2008 at 12:36pm 0 Comments

While understanding where stress comes from will not of itself lead to recovery it will help place you on that path. I want to begin by looking at the types of stress as falling into four broad categories.

1) PHYSICAL STRESS- Physical stress results of course from physical factors affecting your body. Extreme heat, dehydration, having to run or climb are common examples. Also included would be any injuries or illnesses you might be recovering from. Obviously you likely will… Continue

The First Responder's Prayer

Posted on February 10, 2008 at 10:52am 3 Comments

I wrote this short prayer for everybody,

The First Responders Prayer

By Rev. Robert A. Crutchfield

Father in Heaven,

Please make me strong when others are weak, brave when others are afraid, and vigilant

when others are distracted by the chaos.

Provide comfort, and companionship to my family when I must be away.

Serve beside me and protect me, as I seek to protect others.


My own prayer is that you will honor me by praying this… Continue

New Chaplain Website

Posted on January 30, 2008 at 4:40pm 0 Comments

My new chaplain website is up and running. There will be much more as time goes on. but you can already see the direction we're heading in. You can find us at: May our efforts soon bless those who serve us so well !

Rev. Crutchfield

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At 2:25pm on March 16, 2010, Greg Nienstedt said…
It would be my pleasure to meet you. I work for Brenham and sell TECGEN FR suits on my days off. I would like to come and do a presentation for your department. You can visit my web site at for more info.
At 5:50pm on November 26, 2008, Thomas Hart said…
You are right, he is very cute, almost as cute as my grandkids.....(ha ha)
Have a very Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving.
Chaplain Tom Hart
At 4:54pm on May 6, 2008, SLIM said…

At 11:17pm on April 26, 2008, LadyChaplain said…
From one Chaplain to another... God Bless!!
At 12:04pm on March 30, 2008, Lenny Wacenske said…
Thanks for adding me to your list of friends.
At 12:52pm on March 27, 2008, Pastor Martin T. Mischenko said…
Glad to accept your invitation. Pastor Marty
At 11:31pm on March 26, 2008, David Ebel said…
Greetings Chaplain Robert,

Thanks for checking out our site... My sister and parents used to live in Katy, TX so I know the area... I miss Papadeaux!

Be safe out there...


At 10:44pm on March 24, 2008, Michael Carpenter said…

Thanks for the add, Will be checking on your web site, in my travels
At 7:33pm on March 24, 2008, Jim Legington said…
Hey there Rev. Robert,

Thanks for that Add, Really Appreciate your sharing. Good to
know You are up in here. Be Blessed always...Peace!
See You again Soon.

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