If God has entrusted to you the oversight of a group of people in your church or ministry, then you have the responsibility to protect or guard them as a shepherd does his flock. . . . There’s a high purpose involved in providing safety in the church . . .
Effectively keeping your church safe and secure will take more than the direction of the pastor. God never intended for one person to do everything in the Church. Everybody has a part — the topic of the next post. Forming a team of individuals who are . . .
While having an actual church security team to coordinate safety efforts can be quite beneficial, it will take more than this group of people who can’t be everywhere all of the time. We all need to be looking out for the good of one another. 1 Corinthians 12 refers to . . .
Making disciples as commanded in the Great Commission is about more than leading people to salvation in the Lord. We are to be helping them become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. They will then be “safe people” to . . .
The use of the letters WWJD, “What Would Jesus Do?”, may have waned but the concept still has relevance. In whatever we do, even in church safety, we should desire to showcase Jesus through Christ-like decisions and actions.
Obviously we cannot answer specifically what Jesus would do in today’s world regarding church safety but we can know . . .
Giving an illusion of safety by having a Church Safety Policy when in reality you do little to follow through on the particulars of it should be seen as a lack of integrity. To say you are going to provide for the security of your people and then not do it is dishonest and not very Christ-like. Jesus was clear that . . .