How should we respond when a spiritual leader does harm? This article discusses some do's and don'ts, particularly in relation to the recent revelations about Ravi Zacharias.
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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?
A description of restorative justice or restorative practices without a sea of definitions, paradigm shifts and anecdotes: a restorative gift.
It's challenging to navigate making church safe for all members, specifically when dealing with someone who is a sexual offender. This is the journey of one church that dealt with this question.
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.
As a community we are marking the #16daysof activism against gender-based violence with in a series of events that have been planned by the CRCNA. Join us in this conversation.
MCC (Mennonite Central Committee) is offering a series of webinars this month on domestic abuse that offer awareness and education on this topic.
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.
This story is part of Safe Church Ministry's SOS series. In this post, an anonymous CRC congregant shares his second blog of his journey of recognizing, remembering, and processing the abuse he endured.
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.
Child abuse prevention begins at home, and churches, schools, and the entire community all have a part to play. It's up to all of us to protect our children from abuse.