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Grasping the Shepherd’s Staff


Learning the tools and techniques needed to protect God’s flock

 Tentative - Fall 2020 Schedule           

Location:    TBD

Length:           4  hours

      Program Start: 8:00 am        End: 12:30 pm        Registration Begins at 7:00am


With a focus on worship center security awareness and emergency response, the seminar covers topics of changing worldviews of the church, growing hostility toward Christianity, and the increasing threats of terrorism and extremism. The program examines the need for a church risk management plan, emergency response training, and the need for both security and medical response teams. We will look at the probability of a church emergency within your church, the necessity of immediate actions, and how to interact with, and support, law enforcement and emergency responders.  The seminar wraps up with an overview of crisis management and crisis communication issues.

Church Security Conference

Seminar Outline:

8:00               Registration 


8:15 – 8:30    Welcome & Greeting                                        Host Church                                    


8:30 - 9:10     Session One: The Wolves of the World          Jim Willis


9:10 - 9:20      Break One: (10 minute)


9:20 - 10:00    Session Two: Defending the Flock                  Jim Willis / InDev Team


10:00 - 10:10   Break Two: (10 minute)


10:10 – 10:50  Session Three: The Role of the Shepherd       Jim Willis


10:50 – 11:00  Optional Break


11:00 – 12:00  Session Four

                         Part 1:  Tools to ASSIST the Shepherd           Jim Willis / InDev Team


11:40 – 12:00   Part 2: Law Enforcement Perspective             Local Law Enforcement Represenative


12:00 – 12:25 Summary Session and Q&A                              InDev Team / 


12:25 – 12:30 Concluding Remarks and Benediction               Host Church  


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