A quick video highlighting 2021 with Safe Church Ministry!
Use this tool to help assess how safe your congregation is from all kinds of abuse, and how you might nurture a culture that resists abuse.
In this post, you'll find study guides with discussion questions, quotes, and themes for hosting a 5-session book study on A Church Called TOV.
On Wednesday December 8th at 12p Eastern, this webinar will feature conversation with a panel of CRCNA Justice Ministries Staff talking about ways of forming cultures of goodness.
I believe that being heard, listened to, and given an opportunity to share your voice is fundamental to being an image bearer of God.
This webinar features a conversation with guest speaker, Dr. Scot Mcknight, author of The Church Called Tov: Forming a Goodness Culture that Resists Abuses of Power and Promotes Healing and the Safe Church Ministry Team.
Here is a list of basic of resources and ways you can stay connected to Safe Church Ministry for up-to-date information.
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.
We heard from a variety of people that helped inspire us to 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.
As of last month, I left my job at the seminary to begin working with Safe Church Ministry. Perhaps you are wondering why.
How might the communication system of trees help churches learn to steward cultures of renewal, health, healing, and wholeness?
Safe Church Ministry is excited to welcome Dr. Amanda Benkhuysen as the new director.
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.
A 2020 update on the ongoing development of the abuse of power training for pastors in the Christian Reformed Church.
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.
Safe Church seems to have received a lot of attention in recent years, in part due to the #MeToo movement. Many people are surprised to find out that it has a much longer history.