Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Article at Leadership Journal about church security

Hello again,

I found an article today by a police lieutenant giving churches advice on how to respond in case of an attack by a gunman, and how to become a little more prepared for that event. It's worth taking a minute to read. I know my tendency is to almost take pride in a church with minimal security - it seems like churches should be safe places as well as places where we trust each other - instead of places where you have to go through a security checkpoint. But the question is worth asking - should we be doing more to protect our sheep?

Here's the article : Security Against Shooters


Brooke said...

Kyle and I live in a state where he can have a "concealed carry" gun permit. He carries a handgun with him almost everywhere and has trained me to use it as well. The gun is always hidden with us in church in case our congregation was ever attacked. In this day and age, with more and more hostility against Christians, you have to be prepared for anything.

Joy said...

Yeah - i don't think i could bring myself to do that, but i would definitely feel better in a hostile situation if i knew one of the church members was armed too. maybe you two should come to my church :)