This two-hour workshop incorporates role playing, physical pain compliance techniques, and drills to teach the participants how to identify and handle predatory behavior, disruptive individuals and other disturbances while minimizing potential threats to the congregation at large. Participants will also learn two techniques against the most common street attacks.

About the speaker

Timothy Fancher

Timothy Fancher
Founder of Psalm 144 Church Protection Seminars

Timothy J Fancher is the founder of Psalm 144 Church Protection Seminars and earned his Master of Arts in Practical Theology from Oral Roberts University (ORU) in 2013. Fancher earned a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, with an emphasis in Sociology in 2010, and an Associate of Science in Criminal Justice in 2007 from Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri. Fancher is a former police officer, a street safety and church security expert and has been a professional street self-defense instructor since 1999 with over 30 years of martial arts experience. Fancher specializes in teaching​ small and medium-sized churches how to ​implement a volunteer church protection team while maintaining a welcoming presence. ​Fancher is also the founder of American Street Edge Self-Defense Systems and has a 4th Degree Black Belt in American Kenpo Karate. Fancher lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma and can be reached at​ timothyfancher@gmail.com or www.psalm144.org