The FBSN is a Christian-Based professional membership association dedicated to enhancing the professionalism and connectivity of ministry security operators along with supporting ministry leaders, law-enforcement, and first responders, plus professional affiliate providers of products and services.
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Carl Chinn is a thought-leader / teacher on intentional security readiness and operations at faith-based organizations. Among other contributions to ministry security, Chinn developed the threat intelligence program for New Life and managed it for ten years. He brought the same program to the Colorado Springs community through the Faith Based Safety Coalition which now serves as a model for other coalitions across the U.S.
Ron has served as an elder in his church, and as a member of the security team for more than 15 years. He currently serves as the Director of Security at Motor City Church and as a member of the board of directors for the Security Leaders Coalition in Michigan. He is the Director of Technology at D/A Central where he has worked in security technology integration for more than 30 years. He has designed and implemented network-based security systems for houses of worship, major utilities, and large auto manufactures. Ron believes the Safety Team is a key component to making our churches Welcoming and Safe, and welcoming is first intentionally.
Daniel earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Management degree from the University of Phoenix, and retired from the U.S. Air Force in 2007 after 21 years. He is a national conference speaker and trainer for churches around the country. He is a writer and has produced several training videos on church security. Daniel has a national podcast called Church Security Through Prevention. Daniel continues to improve his own skills and knowledge in order to remain both ready to serve his church as well as to be able to instruct well around the country.
Paul serves at Crosspoint Church in McKinney, TX as an Elder where he developed the Security Ministry over 12 years ago with Congregational Security, Inc. as a ministry partner. He oversees training, special services (Church Security Teams), Motorcycle Escort Team, consulting with Churches and other non-profits, and firearms training. In these capacities, he works with some of the finest people in the House of Worship protection ministry helping them stand up their teams and facilitate on-going skills and proficiency training. Their Security Teams are hospitality oriented versus enforcement oriented, so they are often asked to provide security services to entertainment venues as well as executive protection of Senior Pastors in community events. Paul also serves in the Men’s Ministry, leads Bible studies, and teaches small groups.
David is the Executive Director of Operations for Second Baptist Church, where he has served nearly 40 years. A Texas police officer for over 35 years. He is currently the sworn Police Commissioner for the City of Spring Valley. He is a former Special Response Team member, an active shooter instructor and a sought-after church security expert.
Richard has led the Safety Team at his medium sized church in Colorado Springs since January 2008. He was a police officer for 31 years, retiring in 2018. He now conducts training for Safety Teams in Colorado on topics of “shoot / don’t shoot,” OC gel, and scenarios.
Mike is the Security Director at Kensington Church, a multi-campus church in Michigan. He is also a co-founder and President of the Security Leaders Coalition in Michigan. He is an instructor for AVERT, Sabre OC Spray and Narcan. He regularly speaks to various organizations about church security.
Kurt is the founding pastor of Real Life Church in PSL, FL. Founder of Kurt Owen Ministries, created to LEAD (Love, Equip, Affect, and Demonstrate), building up the local church and ministering to the ministers and Pastors globally. He is a high threat protection lead and lead instructor at ESS Global. He is also an executive protection agent and combat/executive protection instructor currently training some of the world’s largest ministries in security and executive protection.
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Steve is the Director of Security at City Church of Bartlesville and the Director of Security at Wesleyan Christian School believing and leading according to God’s anointment in Acts 20:28. He has been a leader in his successful career as a business owner and later in the medical field. In addition, his service on several boards and committees helped further those entities through his leadership, values, and commitment.