Do you and and your friends want to get equipped to communicate effectively for change? Intelligent Love is an 8 week in-depth, interactive course for 10 influencers who follow Jesus and want to address the systemic injustice of the sex industry.
Safe Church Ministry
Safe Church in Chinese? How did this come about? You may have noticed something new (Chinese characters!) if you follow Safe Church on The Network. The following interview will help us understand.
April is designated Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the U.S. and in many Canadian provinces. In addition, April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month in the U.S. What can we learn and do in April to end sexual abuse in our churches and communities?
Currently the Advisory Committee of Safe Church has a few openings for new members for a term of three years. Please submit your application via this google form which has some questions that will help us understand more about you! Please note, that the deadline to apply is Sunday, April 14th, 2019
Alive Ministries in Jenison, Michigan, is organizing two events; one with an emphasis on defending kids from online dangers and another on teaching children about healthy relationships and healthy physical boundaries.
Power, Deception, and the Church, is a plenary presentation by Diane Langberg to the 2018 National Conference of the American Association of Christian Counselors in 2018. It's a powerful video!
Safe Church is pleased to announce that Inspire 2019 includes four workshops looking at practices to make churches safer and free from abuse for all.
Whenever a church member or leader is accused and arrested for a criminal sexual offense, there are serious repercussions in the entire community, both in and outside the church.
Safe Church not the only organization working to end the devastation of abuse. Today we feature an article from the Ed and Nancy Hanenburg Children’s Advocacy Center of Ottawa County.
A training is coming up April 11-13, 2019 at Willoughby CRC in Langley, BC. Find out more here! Our prayer is that many more churches will begin using restorative practices, which help us to...posted on: Transforming Conflict
The webinar talked about leadership structures and contrasted a dominant power-over model of leadership to a partnership power-with and through leadership model. Perhaps that helps clarify.posted on: Partnership View of Power
It was a great webinar! (Power With and Power Through ...) So thought provoking - and the ideas expressed about a partnership model of power have really stuck with me.posted on: Partnership View of Power
Praise our God, who is an amazing, healing, transforming God, able to bring something beautiful out of the darkest places.posted on: Sexual Assault Against Boys: My Story
Thanks so much for asking this question Annie! (You are on my list of people to get back to, but as you know from previous experience, it sometimes requires patience for a response from Safe...
This article has generated a great deal of discussion. The author of this article has provided the final comment (below) and comments are now closed on this post. Thank you for your participation...
Many would agree that there are many pastors who act with integrity and do the right thing. That said, many also believe that, "certain pastors will defend other certain pastors actions and try to...
Thank you so much Kelly for your courage in sharing your story - I applaud you and am truly grateful. Thanks to for the helpful "summary of the facts" of sexual abuse against men. This story is so...posted on: Sexual Assault Against Boys: My Story
Thanks Bev, we'll have recently made a list of Network articles for review and revision and perhaps deletion. We have done a better job updating our website than keeping our Network pages updated...posted on: An Ounce of Prevention
Finally, we are seeing some change, hopefully. Yet, this is not new, see also the Agenda to Synod 1994 pp. 146-154, when the Office of Abuse Prevention, now Safe Church Ministry, was formed. You...