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June 2017

Top Aide to Pope Francis Faces Sexual Assault Charges
What churches can take away from the controversy surrounding George Cardinal Pell.
Why Your Church Needs a Defibrillator
How one church’s use of an AED illustrates the importance of having one on-site.
SCOTUS Religious Liberty Ruling • Abuse Cover-Up • Church Vandalism: News Roundup
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Christian Schools
The religious freedom victory now could mean others in the future.
Establishment Clause Violation • Gang Violence at Church • Church Shooter Guilty: News Roundup
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
Employee Discrimination Lawsuit • Spending Order Dissolved • Parking Lot Plane Crash: News Roundup
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
Hiring Involves Strategic Planning and Careful Budgeting
Don't hire before you ask a few key questions.
SCOTUS Christian Hospital Ruling • Televangelism Network Lawsuit • Treasurer Embezzlement: News Roundup
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
5 Tips to Increase Giving This Summer
Practical ways to encourage donations during these typically slower months.
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Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Laws

Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Laws Subscriber access only

Did you know pastors and other church staff may be required by law to report child abuse and that laws on this vary state by state?
Church Board Guide to a Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy

Church Board Guide to a Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy Subscriber access only

Church leaders and boards can take relatively simple, yet effective steps to reduce the likelihood of child sexual abuse.