I – Prepare

Here’s What Your Church Safety Team Needs to Do Sunday Morning

Here is a list of killings that have happened at USA churches since 2012:

December 29, 2019: A killer murdered two people during the morning service at West Freeway Church of Christ in Fort Worth, Texas, before he was fatally shot by a volunteer member of the church security team.

November 5, 2017: A killer opened fire at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing 26 people and wounding about 20 others. No church security team was in place to stop it.

[ Read the SemperVerus article, Majority of Protestant Churches Plan for Security ]

September 24, 2017: A man killed a woman and wounded six other people at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Nashville, Tennessee.

Harvard Scientists Say Do These 5 Things to Live Longer

Poor lifestyle habits contribute to a fairly short life expectancy. According to a study by a team of researchers from The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, five critical faculties significantly boost life longevity and will decrease your risk for developing illnesses associated with aging:

  • not smoking
  • exercising regularly (half an hour of moderate to vigorous physical activity a day)
  • maintaining a healthy body mass index (18.5-24.9)
  • higher diet quality score (upper 40%)
  • consuming alcohol in moderation (one serving a day for women and two servings a day for men)

will considerably reduce instances of morbidity and mortality in middle age.

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How to Be Prepared for Anything in Life

Here are a few strategic ways to achieve the balance between living in the moment and being ready for anything that can go wrong. They are different things you can try, skills you can build, or mindset shifts you can make. But the combination of these all will mean being able to deal with anything life throws at you. While living fully in the present moment.

  • Let go of uncertainty.
  • Have your finances in order.
  • Learn how to survive.
  • Know what to do in case of an accident.
  • Have rough plans in mind.

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