Behind the Boy Scouts' bankruptcy are victim-plaintiffs whose enormous pain, suffering, and loss hold valuable warnings for church leaders.
The Colorado Supreme Court says the Child Sexual Abuse Accountability Act goes against the state's constitution.
The discovery rule is an exception to the statute of limitations with far-reaching implications for both abuse victims and churches.
The Eliminating Limits to Justice for Child Sex Abuse Victims Act of 2022 places no time limits on when victims can sue.
Pastors, church boards and everyday church members should understand the liability that can come with a decades-old abuse claim.
New laws extend, and in some cases, eliminate statutes of limitations for filing civil lawsuits in connection with abuse cases.
As state and federal lawmakers understandably expand abuse victims' rights, Church Law & Tax examines what it all means for churches.
From housing allowances to the ministerial exception; from copyright law to employee retention credits, these are our most-read, -watched, and -downloaded offerings of 2022.
And how you can make sure your church isn't one of the statistics.
Insights on how church leaders can confront harassment and foster the type of healthy culture that honors Christ.
12 question checklist to assess the safeguards you have in place.
Six ways to minimize risk while fostering teaching and community during the pandemic and beyond.
How do we protect our members from known sex offenders?
How churches can help prevent child abuse in the context of a small-group gathering.
Most startling is how little church-goers in Protestant faith traditions indicated leaders actively raised the topic.
Churches need to develop solid boundaries and a good reporting structure.
Resolution calls pastors and church leaders to adhere to high ethical standards and establish practices to prevent misconduct and address accusations appropriately.
How this 14-step plan can help protect the most vulnerable.
Four strategies for responding to abuse victims and survivors.
Webinar Recording: Create a plan for your church to help prevent child abuse and sexual harassment.