We'd rather not hear it, but it's important to listen—and the way we respond to a child's disclosure of abuse can make all the difference.
It's important to remember that social media is simply a communication tool and, like all tools, must be used in appropriate ways. As leaders it is up to us to create and maintain appropriate boundaries. Here are some guidelines.
Did you know that Safe Church Ministry started out as the Office of Abuse Prevention? Think of the heartache avoided by preventing abuse before it happens. Surely churches belong at the front lines.
This bulletin insert includes a general definition of child abuse and a brief list of the common signs of child abuse.