On September 15, 1999, an active shooter entered the doors of Wedgwood Baptist Church.

Fourteen people were shot that day. Seven lost their lives.

Heartbreaking tragedies like this leave many churches struggling to continue fulfilling their mission to minister while simultaneously offering a safe and secure environment.

Taking a proactive approach to security is vital as you hope for the best — and prepare for the worst.

Fill out the information on the right to access 5 free educational fact sheets from GuideStone® and Brotherhood Mutual to learn how to protect your ministry in our fallen world.