There are many reasons to have safe church policies; for example, we want to provide a safe environment at church for faith to flourish. No one wants to believe that abuse could happen in church. The sad fact is that it does happen.
How can a church maintain a safe environment and also welcome criminal sexual offenders? This webinar will help answer that question.
This brochure asks the question: "How can a church minister to those with a criminal sexual history and still be safe?"
This bulletin insert describes bullying, why it is so harmful in our church communities, and what we can begin to do about it.
The three mandates of safe church teams remain unchanged. They are: to offer education to increase awareness about abuse, to support those impacted by abuse, and to offer the Advisory Panel Process for handling allegations of abuse against a church leader.
A happy relationship between a parent and a child is the most important foundation on which to build acceptable behaviour.
When is it an affair? When can it be defined as abuse? The answers may not always seem clear.
It's hard not to get sucked into all the Super Bowl hype. So, how do we watch the Super Bowl and all its "creative" ads? Perhaps we watch with awareness.
Find supplemental resources related to criminal sexual history and involvement in church.
If You Are an Abused Male or Know One, Would You Be Interested in Reading the the Healing Journeys of Four Male Survivors?
The men I'm a part of in an abuse support group are writing brief entries of their stories, and we believe it offers an alternative to the traditional 12 Step program. We're not convinced such programs are adequately meeting the needs of male survivors.