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Constitutional Carry From a Trainer’s Perspective

I have been a state certified Texas License to Carry (LTC, formerly CHL) instructor for about five years. During my time as a licensing instructor, I have made a good amount of money from teaching the licensing class. However, I … Continue reading

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Reality: Good Guys Don’t Always Win

There is a very real possibility that a lot of armed citizens take for granted: good guys can lose fights. I meet a lot of people in the gun culture who thump their chests and suggest that simply because they … Continue reading

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What Good is a Right?

As I write this post, I am less than 24 hours away from teaching my first defensive shooting class of the 2016 spring/summer training season. Tomorrow I will have 12 armed citizens from across the state of Texas who are … Continue reading

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Warrior Devotional #3: Seek Wise Counsel

For Warrior Devotional #3, I want to talk to you about the importance of choosing wise counselors and confidants. Our Scripture passage for this devotional is Psalm 1: 1-2, which reads as follows: “How blessed is the man who does not … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Get Licensed, Get TRAINED!

                The most common response I get when I talk to potential students about coming to a Defensive Focus Shooting class is: “I already have my license”. I probably heard it 20 times minimum from people who stopped by my … Continue reading

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Warrior Devotional #2: Do Not Place Your Trust in Swords

For Warrior Devotional #2, I want to talk about a flawed mindset that far too many Warriors have adopted: making their tools into talismans. This devotional ties very closely to a blog post I recently wrote for Personal Defense Network, and … Continue reading

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Warrior Devotional #1: All Things in Their Season

​When I look at the Christian landscape in 2016, especially on the social media and the internet, I am mostly inundated with a view of God and Christianity that paints the ideal believer as a timid, pacifistic, emotionally weak individual. … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on the PRACTICE of Open Carry

The open carry of a handgun by a license holder became legal in Texas as of January 1, 2016. In the anti-gun community, this was met with the usual anticipation of blood in the streets and vigilantism that has yet … Continue reading

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Nehemiah and the Armed Believer in 2015

Over the past few days, I have been contemplating the state of our fallen world in light of the most recent terrorist attacks in Paris. With these horrific attacks, we have once again seen what just a few dedicated extremists … Continue reading

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“Whatever Works for You” is BAD Advice

There are far too many instructors in the defensive/tactical training industry who have no ability to backup or defend what they teach. The way you can spot these charlatans is by noticing their inability to answer “why” questions. Instead of … Continue reading

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