In 1999 the Baptist press ran a story on Church Security. It is interesting that after a decade we are still struggling to advance the same message.
The article address three main topics:
Have adequate lighting, both inside and outside.
"Lighting is the No. 1 deterrent to criminal activity," he said.
Have access control.
"We have been into many churches that leave their doors open and allow people to roam the halls at any hour. This is a disaster waiting to happen," he said. "Yes, the church should be open to anyone, and the church is here to minister to everyone. However, just as you wouldn't put a wolf in your child's bedroom and walk away, we must also take the same precautions toward access of God's precious house."
Screen employees and volunteers.