Important insights and best practices for keeping your church and children safe from child abuse.
12 question checklist to help you identify gaps in your screening process.
Churches need to develop solid boundaries and a good reporting structure.
A historic recent case helps answer this question.
4 tips on using these well when hiring a new pastor.
Check if these six key pieces are on your forms.
A closer look at what is needed to effectively screen volunteers and employees who work with minors.
Churches must be ready to document its due diligence dating back decades ago.
A volunteer candidate no longer mentions a pornography addiction.
How churches should use screening services to avoid unfair exclusions in hiring.
The simple answer is the longer, the better.
Is our church required to perform background checks on families hosting our youth?
How can we keep our members from being taken advantage of financially?
Should we allow him to volunteer?
How often should background checks be done for existing staff and volunteers?
Do we need to do background checks on adults who will be visiting shut-ins?
How can we adequately screen adolescents before recruiting them to work in our children's ministries?
How do you know if you're using a "good" background screening service?
What level of screening is enough?
The importance of screening workers regardless of church size or location.