Chaplain (Colonel) Pete Sniffin retired from active duty after 30+ years as an Army Chaplain. His final assignments included serving as an Assistant Professor in the Leadership Department of the U.S. Army War College (also the War College Chaplain), serving as the 41st Commandant of the U.S. Army Chaplain Center & School, serving as the Director of the Armed Forces Chaplaincy Center, and serving as the Chief of Religious Support Operations for U.S. Forces, Afghanistan.
Pete currently serves as the Senior Advisor for Chaplain Outreach for Ligonier Ministries helping direct Ligonier’s outreach programs to the military and prisons through chaplains in those contexts. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor / Subject Matter Expert for Liberty University where he teaches multiple Leadership courses and is a founding faculty member of Liberty’s Master of Military Operations degree program.
Pete is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute (BA), Westminster Theological Seminary (MDiv), and the Rawlings School of Divinity at Liberty University (DMin). He also holds a Master of Military Art & Science (MMAS) from the U.S. Army Command & General Staff College and a Master of Strategic Studies (MSS) degree from the U.S. Army War College. Pete is an ordained Teaching Elder in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).
Pete and Rose Marie have been married for 29 years and have two daughters: Olivia and Amelia. When Pete is not watching college football or college basketball, he enjoys long walks with his Golden Retriever, Jack-Jack.