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Recent Developments

Issues that affect ministers and churches
Church Membership - Discipline and Removal

Dealing with Disruptive Individuals During Church Member access only

While one court says a restraining order isn’t permissible, other courts are divided on this issue.
August 2019
Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Pastor Sentenced to Prison for “Sexting” Member access only

A New Jersey appeals court affirmed the prison sentence of a pastor who engaged in “sexting” and sexual contact with 14-year-old-girl.
May/June 2019
Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Church Volunteer Given 35-Year Prison Sentence for Raping a Minor Member access only

May/June 2019
Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Church School Could be Liable for Failure to Comply with State Child Abuse Reporting Law Member access only

May/June 2019
Personal Injuries on Church Property or During Church Activities

Church Not Liable for Injuries Sustain by Teen at a Church Youth Event Member access only

May/June 2019

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Managing Church Facility Use

Managing Church Facility Use Member access only

Find insights to equip your church to host members and strangers.
Understanding Wage and Hour Laws

Understanding Wage and Hour Laws Member access only

Learn about the Fair Labor Standards Act and how it applies to churches.