Our team is made up of current/retired law enforcement officers and other professionals with specialties in their respective fields. Our team brings hands on experience in securing churches and their congregations through proactive actions, up to date information about emerging threats, and comprehensive knowledge regarding prior tragedies against churches.
Eddie has a heart for serving The Lord. Ephesians 2:10 "For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do." Eddie believes we should all serve in the area God has graciously gifted us, so he started this ministry.
Eddie has been in law enforcement for the last 14 years and is still currently serving. Eddie has held multiple positions in law enforcement including corrections, house arrest, patrol, regional gang task force, and major crimes detective. Eddie has been apart of his local SWAT team for the last eight years, formerly a team leader prior to working major investigations. Eddie is an instructor in several different aspects of law enforcement including range instructor, breaching instructor, taser instructor, fitness mentor and portal assault tactics. Eddie's believes this experience can protect His people and make an impact for the Kingdom of God.
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Brian is a police officer in his home city and attends Summit Christian Church in Sparks NV. Having been a police officer since 2012 and an instructor since 2014, he teaches defensive tactics as well as put officers through real-life scenarios in a training environment. He is passionate about Christ and the church. "I believe our ministry can help the modern church prepare for real-life scenarios and keep the people safe. It is unfortunate that we need to exist, but we love what we do and know God gave us our abilities for a purpose greater than what we know and will use us to His glory. I love my role with Guardian Disciple Training Group and will continue to serve God through this ministry as long as He allows."
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Karl served as an Officer in the United States Navy, in Amphibious Warfare and Maritime Intelligence Gathering. After his active duty was completed he became a Special Agent with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. During his NCIS career Karl conducted Criminal Investigations, Counter Intelligence and Counter Terrorism operations, in support of the Navy/Marine Corps Mission. NCIS Special Protective/Anti Terrorism operations, NCIS Firearms Instructor, NCIS Defensive Tactics Instructor, ASP Tactical Baton Instructor, Monadnock PR 24 Instructor, CAP Stun Pepper Spray Instructor, NCIS Crime Prevention Specialist, ATF trained Arson and Bomb Scene Investigator. NCIS Member of the San Diego Regional Gang Task Force and Head of Maritime Operations Intelligence Team, San Diego area. Karl retired in January 2003, from NCIS after serving twentyfour years. God calls us to be vigilant. I believe that we are given gifts and talents that are to be used to keep our church community safe and protect the body of Christ. It is a privilege to be able to serve God in keeping his people safe and secure by providing the necessary training to church staff.
Jim McMorran is the Outreach Pastor at Summit Christian Church in Sparks, NV and serves as a Law Enforcement Chaplain with the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office where he normally rides with a patrol deputy for one shift each week. In addition Jim is a CPA/MBA and serves in a financial capacity in several faith-based not-for-profit organizations. Prior to joining the pastoral staff at Summit Church in 2015, Jim spent 31 years in various manager level positions in the energy utility business sector. Jim enjoys serving on the annual police training team that provides training to the Cambodian National Police Anti-trafficking and Juvenile Protection Division.
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Ben has served in various church security and safety roles in the last five years; and brings a unique set of analysis and communication skills to the table having earned a Masters of Science in Organization Performance and Adult Learning. He has over 15 years of classroom and hands-on training experience.
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