Safe Church Ministry  |  March 2019
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April: Filled with Opportunities

April is designated Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the U.S. and in many Canadian provinces as well. What is your church doing to help increase awareness? Continue reading if you would like to increase your own awareness, or need ideas to help promote awareness in your church or community.

Safe Church Advisory Committee

The Safe Church Advisory Committee helps support staff members, discern priorities, and provide input for the ministry from various points of view. Maybe you know someone who would serve well on this committee? Maybe it’s you?

Safe Church Classis Coordinator Update: Me in Safe Church Ministry?

Read about how one pastor became convinced of the need for abuse awareness, prevention and response, and felt called to become more involved in safe church ministry in his classis.

Power, Deception
and the Church

View this powerful plenary presentation by Diane Langberg to the 2018 National Conference of the American Association of Christian Counselors in 2018. "Those voices crying out to us are the voice of God to his people  … By silencing victims and rushing to protect our institutions we are completely missing Him." Take time to listen and consider what it has to say to the Church, and to each of us as we follow our Lord.

Partners In Prevention: Safe Church Takes First Steps in Chinese!

If you follow Safe Church on The Network, you may have noticed something new, Chinese characters. In response to a Safe Church mini-grant, there is now a group of people translating safe church resources for speakers of Chinese in the CRC and beyond.


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