American Churches Begin to Focus on Security


Sheepdogs in training.

That’s what churches needs right now, according to a specialty ministry organization.

And as cute as are the four-footed kind, and as helpful, these “sheepdogs” are none other than security-minded church workers, officials and volunteers who want to stop evil at the door when it comes to church.

The Sheepdog Seminars for Churches organization says 440 people have died a violent death while on church or faith-based property in the United States since 1999.

“In addition, thousands of children have been sexually molested while on church or faith-based property (or at church-related events),” the organization reports.

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