New laws extend, and in some cases, eliminate statutes of limitations for filing civil lawsuits in connection with abuse cases.
And how you can make sure your church isn't one of the statistics.
Important insights and best practices for keeping your church and children safe from child abuse.
Six ways to minimize risk while fostering teaching and community during the pandemic and beyond.
How churches can help prevent child abuse in the context of a small-group gathering.
How this 14-step plan can help protect the most vulnerable.
How church leaders should respond as public revulsion for child-abuse scandals grows.
Eight provisions to protect children from sexual molestation that are relevant to churches.
Webinar Recording: Create a plan for your church to help prevent child abuse and sexual harassment.
What to consider as you create plans and policies.
How state laws define who must report actual or suspected abuse, when a report must be made, and how.
Around a year ago, attorney Richard J. Mathews shared lessons he learned from advising the
Prevention, right coverage are critical to protecting churches.
An attorney’s advice for organizations on preventing and responding to child sexual abuse.
Far too many churches are legally vulnerable.
Why your leaders must review insurance coverages before something ever happens.
Ministers must consider the serious legal ramifications of not reporting abuse.
Awareness of the issue has grown, and caring for victims of past abuse is key
How to reduce this risk in your church
Facts worth noting as you plan your board's next meeting agenda