Watch this webinar, which explores the following aspects of the framework for restorative practices: continuum of practices, practice domains, fair process, and the compass of shame.
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This free 90-minute webinar will help faith communities identify the signs of abuse of power and offer a roadmap for church renewal.
This webinar will explore biblical perspectives on human dignity and reflect on what it means to live out this truth in our church life together.
In these webinars, we will hear from a variety of people that will inspire us to wonder together at how we can create healthy and safe cultures in our congregations and communities.
Resources for Abuse Awareness Sunday 2021 "Safe Church Ministry: Not Just a Policy, a Way of Being the Church." Includes a sermon starter, prayers and song suggestions along with ideas for moving beyond policy to become a safer church.
Several resources on how to preach on the topic of domestic violence, things to keep in mind, and samples of sermons from Sojourners 100 sermons.
Safe Church training tools for safe church teams, ministry leaders, and anyone who wants to learn more about safe church ministry
On October 28th, 2020 Safe Church Ministry hosted a webinar with guest speaker Dr. Diane Langberg, author of Redeeming Power: Understanding Authority and Abuse in the Church. The recording is now available.
A 2020 update on the ongoing development of the abuse of power training for pastors in the Christian Reformed Church.
This article includes an update of the actions that have taken place in response to the adoptions made at Synod 2019 regarding the Abuse of Power Report.
A 2020 update on the ongoing development of the Code of Conduct for Ministry Leaders in the Christian Reformed Church.
Safe Church highlights resources for Youth Ministry, Social Media, and Online Streaming.
July 2020 Safe Church Webinar with Tara Boer: Why the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study Matters
Watch the recorded Zoom Webinar from July 29th with Prof. Tara Boer (Dordt University) about the ACEs study and implications for ministry with those who have experienced trauma and adversity.
Safe Church Ministries partnered with our Mennonite community in presenting a webinar on introducing the Circle of Grace curriculum to our church communities. Please enjoy experts from this webinar that focus on how to integrate COG into your church.