Mass shootings around the country have us all concerned for our safety. What about your church? Are you prepared to handle the threats of today’s society? We want to equip you to protect the congregation you serve. Michael Mann, an expert in risk assessment for churches & ministries, will take your questions and discuss the training that your staff and volunteers may need. Join us for an in-depth look at church security – on this edition of Equipped!
Michael Mann, the CEO of Masada Consulting, is a Christ-follower who is an expert at assessing the true risks particular to any ministry and providing the necessary training for those called to serve in a protective role. For three decades, Michael has provided, managed and created physical protection services and programs while serving in the U.S. Military, the U.S. government paramilitary forces and the private sector.
Chris Brooks is the Senior Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area. Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also served as the campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, Chris is the author of Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of 5 children, Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, and Sophia.