Have you created a safe, secure environment for your spiritual care ministry?
How both legal experts and ministry leaders approach mental health issues in the church.
Guidelines and safeguards for an effective adult mentoring ministry.
Making your church a safe place for helping people.
What churches must know about pastoral liability for sexual misconduct.
Your church must be careful with the confidential information it controls.
One case illustrates why you need to be proactive in your counseling procedures.
Church Law and Tax 2006-07-01 Criminal Liability of Clergy for Sexual Misconduct Involving Adults Richard
Nussbaumer v. State of Florida, 882 So.2d 1067 (Fla. App. 2004) Case summary A Florida
The Terri Schiavo case Article summary. The recent legal battles over the removal of feeding
Church Law and Tax 2004-09-01 Criminal Liability of Clergy for Sexual Misconduct with Adults –
A Missouri court ruled that a church was not responsible for an associate pastor's sexual relationship with a church secretary while she was hospitalized.
A New York court issues an important ruling-Lightman v. Flaum, 687 N.Y.S.2d 562 (1999)
A Michigan court issues an important ruling-Smith v. Calvary Christian Church, 1998 WL 842259 (Mich. App. 1998) [Invasion of Privacy, Church Members,The Establishment Clause]