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“Busy, Busy, Busy!”

The Strong Blue Line Several months ago, Pastor Jonathan Parker invited me to present The Strong Blue Line ministry at Cop Church Chattanooga (CCC). I was excited about the possibility of sharing the ministry with a church intentionally ministering to law enforcement officers. But a lack of funding prohibited me from going. Recently funds became […]
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“SBL” Goes on the Road

The Strong Blue Line is going on the road! Please pray for our trip to Lenexa (Kansas City), Missouri for the third annual Badge of Hope Law Enforcement Marriage Seminar! For those who missed our March letter, Heidi Hogan is the wife of a Kansas police officer with a heart for police marriages. Heidi has […]
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Personal Connections

The value of making personal connections cannot be overstated. Over the last eight months I’ve sent out a score of emails, personal letters, newsletters, flyers, and handouts and waited for responses. While there have been some responses, by far the best responses have been through personal connections. In this month’s newsletter, I decided to highlight […]
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“Cop Church coming to Idaho Falls”

A couple years ago, Pastor Gordon Boyle (Watersprings Church, Idaho Falls) started a Bible study for law enforcement officers. Pastor Gordon is a retired deputy from the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office and has a heart to reach law enforcement officers with the gospel and minster to their unique needs. Last summer I started attending the […]
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“Watch Your Six”

Police officers are familiar with the phrase, “watch your six.” In police tactics training officers learn to pay attention to their surroundings. A threat may come from anywhere. “Watch your six” means to maintain vigilance all around, not allowing yourself to be exposed to danger needlessly. This means keeping a lookout for threats that may […]
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“Spiritual Issues” most important to officers, March 2017

The most popular part of Winning a Gunfight is shaping up to be the spiritual and ethical implications of using deadly force. When talking to officers who have read the book, I make it a point to ask what they liked most. The most popular response centers around the spiritual. This surprised me, I thought […]
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