Saving Lives and Souls is here to help you, your house of worship, and even your business plan through and prepare against an active shooter, or bomber situation.

Please contact us using the contact page above and we will do our best to assist you as quickly as possible.  If we can’t help you we will attempt to find someone who can.

Watch this blog space for tips and planning guides.


Saving Lives and Souls Foundation was founded in July of 2016 by Pastor Thomas Black, Firefighter Tim Barton, and Dr. Mark Warnick. 

After spending five years teaching how to survive an active shooter in a house of worship, Dr. Warnick felt that more houses of worship needed to know how to prevent and survive active shootings in houses of worship. He decided that the best way was to create a video based on seminars he had been teaching over the past five years. He approached Pastor Black, Tim Barton, and other Christians in his church, and it was decided the best avenue was to not only save lives with a video, but to start a foundation that would use the proceeds of the instructional video to further our Lord’s Mission.

The Video has been filmed on location at Fame Evangelical Church and is currently undergoing editing.


To save lives by selling a series of instructional videos and using the proceeds to assist churches and organizations that are doing God’s work through evangelism, missionary work, taking care of the poor and widowed, or who are helping others in Jesus’ name.


Get off the fence!

If you have read my blog before, you know that I am a firm believer in preparing. Unfortunately, many church leaders have the mentality that it will never happen in their church. They bury their heads in the sand, while the enemy plans to come not only to the front door, but into the sanctuary. …

Warning signs

As more details emerge from the Florida school shooting, many people feel outraged. Many signs were missed, and many of them were glaring red flags. All that was needed was for someone, anyone, to put two and two together, and then come up with the answer of four. I will not play Monday morning quarterback …



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