Protecting Your Church from Crime & Violence
The church should be a place of peace and a safe haven for worshipping and experiencing God's love and grace away from the conflicts of the world. But what happens when crime and violence breach the church doors? As you seek to minister to the desperate and hurting, are there ways to protect your congregation from those with sinister motives? This downloadable resource is designed to help you assess the security of your church and learn how to prevent a crime or tragedy from occurring within your ministry.
Is Your Church Secure?
Use this review to see if it's as safe as you think.
by Peary Perry
Responding to Transients
Protect the safety of your church staff.
by James F. Cobble, Jr.
A Shooter in the House
A police officer's advice on how to prevent, and react to, a gunman at church.
by Andrew G. Mills
Choose the Right Security System
Ways to make the church safe without turning it into a fortress.
by John R. Throop and Jeff Hanna
Educate Your Congregation on Church Security
Sensible ways to welcome strangers without being harmed by them.
by Jeff Hanna
The Risks of the Pastorate
Being a visible source of charity and goodwill can make a pastor vulnerable.
An Intruder in Church
Letting volunteers in, keeping vagrants out.
by Melody J. Carroll