Martin FeldbushTitle: Retired director, General Conference Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries Dept, Crisis Care Coordinator/ Western US for Adventist Community Services
Adjunct Professor, SDATS
Office Location: 13716 S. Azure Sky Trail, Vail, AZ 85641
Alternate Phone: (520) 777-8444
Marty Feldbush currently serves as contract Crisis Care Coordinator/Western US for Adventist Community Services of the North American Division (ACS). In 2008 he retired from the position of Director of the Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries Department (ACM) at the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, where he had worked for 19 years, first as Associate Director and then as Director. Prior to that he was Director of Pastoral Care at Hinsdale Hospital near Chicago, and was also a parish pastor in the Illinois and New York Conferences.
During his time with ACM Marty conducted educational events for chaplains and pastors around the world, focusing on chaplaincy, crisis ministry, disaster response, leadership development, interpersonal communications and other topics. A native of Michigan, Marty's undergraduate and seminary training were taken at Andrews University, and his Doctor of Ministry was earned at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. He is a Board Certified Chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains, and has completed the Certificate of Specialized Training in Spiritual Care in Crisis Intervention from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Inc. (ICISF). He is also an Approved Instructor with ICISF.
Marty is married to Martha J. Feldbush, M.Ed., CALT, a Certified Academic Language Therapist and also a graduate of Andrews. They live in Vail, Arizona, and have two grown sons and two grandchildren.
Current Research or Professional Activities
Marty serves as a lead teacher in the Chaplaincy concentration in the Doctor of Ministry program, SDA Theological Seminary, Andrews University.