With all the traveling that I do, I know that I need to make time for my own training when I can. I will never say that I have ever “arrived” when it comes to church security. I would hope that there isn’t anyone on your teams or serving in your churches that thinks training is something they don’t regularly need. That they have all the training and knowledge they need. For me it would be a prideful statement to think that I did not need my own training or that I had all the skills necessary for not only my job but for serving my church.
Whenever there is a tragic shooting at a church in America, there are a lot of people that all of a sudden want to step up and serve. Serving in our churches is so very important for our own walk with God and to be able to serve others in theirs. For many of them they feel that because they might have a concealed carry permit for their state, that they are ready to serve. You may have heard me refer to these people as “certificate holders” that have just enough training to get their certificate but have not invested in furthering their training. But, before we get into this hot topic, let’s look closer at what training is necessary.
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