In two months, Pastor Smith has already taught 100 students, who pay between $50 and $65 for his three-and-a-half hour basic handgun safety course, with an additional fee for rangetime and live-ammo training.
It goes without saying that Smith is an advocate of gun safety, proper training and personal protection, all with a decidedly Christian flavor.
“On this side of heaven, we live in a wrecked world,” Smith told the Yorkville Daily Record this week. “Christians or not Christians, if legally we can carry or not carry, I don’t see anything wrong with a pastor or others carrying.”
Smith told the York newspaper that his strong conviction that handgun ownership and carrying for personal defense is a personal choice but requires proper training and practice led him to open his business.
The Point Blank Defense basic classroom handgun safety course includes the following curriculum: