Seldom has a week gone by without a church, nonprofit or school making national news because of the sexual misconduct of one of their employees or volunteers. People who wish to do harm to our children are constantly seeking places and opportunities to do so.
Unfortunately, one of the paths-of-least-resistance for predators is in the Church. While most other child and youth-serving organizations realize not only the threat but the potential liability, many of our churches still lag far behind when it comes to protecting the children and youth as well as the ministry of the church. We would like to share the following: