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.
The recent resignation of Pastor John Ortberg is yet another reminder that our churches have a great deal of work to do in the area of abuse prevention.
Safe Church encourages churches that are working with ex-offenders to develop a covenant of conduct with the individual. Included are sample policies and a discussion about the importance of this process.
Does your church have a system or policy in place for children's programs that begin mid-service? How do you handle this situation?
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.
Last month, over 90 people gathered at an Inter-classis Safe Church Conference, an event that Classis Huron, has been holding for 20 years. This event was very well organized with many learning materials!
There are a variety of good practices out there for screening volunteers and staff, I'd love to hear some of your practices, and reviews of screening companies.
When a tragedy like the shooting at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, TX, occurs, it's normal for church members to wonder what they would do if a similar thing happened to their congregation. Let's talk.
These educational resources will help you begin talking with young adults about healthy sexuality.