Rev. John Slavin, aka "the Pistol Packing Preacher," has been competing and carrying a firearm every day for over 20 years. John is a veteran of the United States Coast Guard, has worked private security, and most recently, has taken a position as a police chaplain. He has been pastoring his church for over a decade and spends his free time instructing others in firearm use and competing in IDPA, USPSA, 2-gun, law enforcement, and outlaw gun matches. His sponsors include CMC Triggers, Integrated Survival Systems, San Tan Tactical, Neomag, Brown Coat Tactical, Notchgear, Froglube and many others. John holds a PhD in biology and teaches courses in Emergency Trauma care.