Safe Church has invited Yvonne Lammers and Patricia Van Reenan to lead us in a a discussion on how churches should respond to those with a criminal history in our church. Details below!
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July 2020 Safe Church Webinar with Tara Boer: Why the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study Matters
Watch the recorded Zoom Webinar from July 29th with Prof. Tara Boer (Dordt University) about the ACEs study and implications for ministry with those who have experienced trauma and adversity.
On Wed May 27 at 12 pm Eastern, Safe Church hosted a webinar with Chuck DeGroat, author of When Narcissism Comes to Church: Healing Your Community From Emotional and Spiritual Abuse.
Safe Church highlights resources for Youth Ministry, Social Media, and Online Streaming.
A 2020 update on the ongoing development of the abuse of power training for pastors in the Christian Reformed Church.
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.
This bulletin insert for Safe Church Ministry includes a description of elder abuse, the consequences to the elderly, and Internet addresses for more information.
Does your classis have a Safe Church Coordinator or Team Leader? We are excited to see more begin coordinating to further equip, collaborate, and resource our congregations throughout the Christian Reformed Church in North America.
Why does our congregation need a safe church team? What does the team do? How can a safe church team benefit our church? This article helps answer those questions.
Ruth Everhart, Presbyterian pastor, and author of The #MeToo Reckoning discussed how too often, churches have been complicit in protecting those who abuse and in maintaining cultures of secrecy, shame, and silence.
On October 28th, 2020 Safe Church Ministry hosted a webinar with guest speaker Dr. Diane Langberg, author of Redeeming Power: Understanding Authority and Abuse in the Church. The recording is now available.
Safe Church training tools for safe church teams, ministry leaders, and anyone who wants to learn more about safe church ministry
Safe Church arises out of a call to be a community that reflects our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. It's a collective calling; so our relationships are critical and the Bible provides the foundation.