Why is it that the majority of our classes have no safe church team? Perhaps one reason is the office of Safe Church Ministry itself. If Safe Church owns the ministry, then everyone else is off the hook, right?
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Safe Church Ministry only works when we ALL work together. Here are some practical ways you can include Safe Church at your next classis meeting.
Listen to two stories of how attending the Safe Church conference ignited fruitful safe church ministry in central Montana and in western Michigan. Consider what it could mean where you live and worship.
This five-part series considers what the Bible says about power and how we might better follow Jesus’ way of self-emptying power (Philippians 2). This series is a partnership between the CRC's Safe Church Ministry and the Office of Social Justice.
For 25 years, we've been talking about preventing and responding to abuse in our church contexts. Here's a look back and a prayer for the future.
In 1994, Synod approved the formation of the abuse prevention ministry. Synod took a brave step because it could not have anticipated all that followed. In truth, no one knew what God had in store for the CRCNA.
Safe Church leadership will soon change as I plan to retire in November. Yet the work of equipping congregations in abuse awareness, prevention, and response will continue.
God has blessed Safe Church Ministry, and Safe Church has blessed individuals, congregations, and classes, even during a pandemic. Join in the blessings, support Safe Church Ministry in 2020.
Safe Church Ministry is excited to welcome Dr. Amanda Benkhuysen as the new director.
How might the communication system of trees help churches learn to steward cultures of renewal, health, healing, and wholeness?
As of last month, I left my job at the seminary to begin working with Safe Church Ministry. Perhaps you are wondering why.