According to Richard Hammar of Church Law and Tax, church sexual abuse is the #1 risk to churches today in terms of damages. In his recent webinar, “Child Abuse: Emerging Trends to the Biggest Legal Threat to Churches” it was clear that when it comes to church sexual abuse prevention, a sexual misconduct policy is…Read More
Unfortunately, sexual assault is something that happens countless times a day, sometimes in the most unexpected of environments. And while churches, non-profit organizations and Christian schools should ideally be a safe haven from the dangers of sexual assault, it does occur and therefore needs serious attention from those in authority. To be prepared in the…Read More
Preventing Sexual Misconduct from Devastating Your Church Churches are instituted to be places of hope, strength and sanctuary. But the ways of the world can find their way in, and sexual misconduct is something that the church is at risk for – especially when it comes to children. Incidences of sexual misconduct can be devastating…Read More
How the Church Should Be Responding to Child Sex Abuse Children and youth are some of God’s most precious creations, and churches have a responsibility to guide them well and minister to them as they navigate the challenges of their young lives. These are some of your congregation’s most vulnerable members, and protecting them against…Read More
Dealing with Sex Offenders in Your Church Sexual abuse is a serious issue that can have devastating effects on the lives of its victims, and convicted sex offenders who have been released from prison can still prove to be a threat to society. For that reason, when you learn that you have a sex offender…Read More
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