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Evangel University to host 2022 Security Operations Summit

Published on Jun 22, 2022 by Erin Hedlun

SPRINGFIELD, Missouri – Evangel University will host the 2022 Security Operations Summit (SOS) on its campus from July 28 -30. This will be the fourth annual national convention of Christian security operators held by the Faith Based Security Network (FBSN).

SOS will feature keynote presentations from:

  • Col. Dave Grossman, leading expert, author, and speaker in the field of human aggression and the roots of violence and violent crime
  • Frank Pomeroy, pastor of First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, TX whose church faced an attack in 2017 that left 26 congregants dead, including Pomeroy’s 14 year old daughter
  • Ed Mireles, FBI agent, marine, and author
  • Roger Moore, owner of 21st Century Peacekeepers, retired Springfield, Missouri police officer, and assistant professor of Criminal Justice at Evangel.

Additional expert speakers will present on a wide range of security-related topics including active shooter preparation, behavioral pattern recognition, hostage negotiations, suicide awareness, and more.

“This summit will allow law enforcement and security personnel to share collective experiences, hear applicable and effective teaching, and take home great lessons to encourage and strengthen their teams and communities,” Carl Chinn, FBSN president, said.

Registration is open to church security teams and commissioned law enforcement personnel. To register, visit View the event flyer here.

For questions or additional event details, please contact Roger Moore at or by phone at 417.343.6615.


About Evangel University

Evangel University, with its embedded Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS), is a comprehensive Spirit-led Christian university located in Springfield, Missouri. It is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Under the leadership of Dr. Mike Rakes, EU is committed to excellence in educating and equipping students to serve the Church and society globally and becoming compassionate innovators in their chosen vocations. EU offers more than 70 degree programs, including cutting-edge majors, pre-professional programs, and affordable and flexible online degree options.


EU is highly regarded and has been ranked:

  • Colleges of Distinction Best Christian University
  • Top 10 Best Universities by
  • Third Most Beautiful Campus in the Midwest by Christian Colleges & Universities
  • Top 10 Best Colleges in Missouri by


With additional accreditations in business, counseling, music, social work, and theology and certification as an Excellence in Giving university, EU is focused on providing students with hands-on experience and real-world training for today’s professional careers. Learn more about the university at