The CRC has encouraged each classis to have a Safe Church Team and each church to have a representative on that team. Here are some helpful resources for these teams and representatives!
This helpful presentation on Bullying by Alicia Mannes (Licensed Professional Counselor) shares some key insights into the world of bullying.
Check out these books, articles and other resources related to abuse by clergy or ministry leaders.
This video from Safe Church Ministry sheds light on issues of abuse.
Our denomination and each of our congregations also have a culture. Is it a culture that promotes openness, or one that encourages hiding difficult struggles? What messages are implicit in our culture about disclosing experiences of abuse?
Check out these powerful video resources related to abuse by clergy or ministry leaders.
In July, a news story hit the web about four male students who developed a fingernail polish that indicates the presence of date rape drugs by changing color after being dipped in the drink. While many applauded this invention, some saw negative implications.
Designed for small groups, but also valuable for personal use, this 10-session guide uses Bible study, reflection, writing, prayer, and art to engage people in active participation with God on a journey of restoration and healing.