The State of Teen Mental Health with Tim Cryer
Tim Cryer and Tiger McLuen discuss the state of teen mental health coming out of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Trauma Informed Youth Work with Tim Cryer
Don’t miss this essential conversation with Tim Cryer, who has been creating safe spaces for students to find God’s healing for 20 years. This webinar will equip you with the knowledge and skills to provide effective and compassionate support to students.
Suggestions to help keep all youth and adults safe on the road together
Ideas for creating a covenant as a group to name boundaries, expectations, and values for the trip
Safer Sanctuaries: Nurturing Trust within Faith Communities continues the tradition of Safe Sanctuaries ministry by building on the trusted policies and procedures that have guided churches over the past twenty-five years. This resource contains theological grounding for the work of abuse prevention, psychological insights about abuse and abuse prevention, basic guidelines for risk reduction, age-level specific guidance, and step-by-step instructions on how to develop, revise, update, and implement an abuse prevention plan in your church or organization.
Also available is the Safer Sanctuaries Online Guide, an interactive companion for your team as they work through the process of developing and implementing a Safe Sanctuaries policy.
Save 20% by purchasing the Safer Sanctuaries Print Book and Online Guide bundle. You will receive one print copy of Safer Sanctuaries: Nurturing Trust within Faith Communities as well as one enrollment in the Safer Sanctuaries Online Guide.
by Samantha Tidball
Disappointment: Disappointing people is hardly ever immoral.
It’s just what humans do..
by Rabbi Brian on November 7, 2022
Deaden provides training for clergy, leadership teams, and whole commutes; public speaking and preaching, and more personalized responses to safety and security.
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As you anticipate a new ministry year, prepare your church to be a community of healthy relationships. Although no ministry is risk-free, here are 10 action steps that can minimize harmful risks and prevent abuse.
Mindful Leaders Lounge is a supportive conversation space for leaders who are working on themselves so that they can be creative, mindful, adaptive and resilient through change. Part of her Defy the Trend Community, it is moderated by Nicole Havelka of Nicole Havelka Consulting. Learn more at defythetrend.com.
By G. Jeffrey MacDonaldJournalist and UCC minister in Duke Divinity's Faith & Leadership
Though the number of pastors leaving parish ministry hasn’t amounted to a “great resignation,” those who have left still offer insight into the current state of the American church.