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A ministry mandate, realized

How Rockbridge Seminary became a leader in  sexual abuse awareness training for pastors and ministry leaders Rockbridge‘s foundation blends an unwavering commitment to the word of God while emphasizing the practical aspects of training for ministry.   A testament to this commitment is our requirement that all students complete sexual abuse awareness training, which we […]

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Pioneers in prevention

Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) has led the way on sexual abuse prevention training for more than two decades. Here’s a look at where it all started — and where it’s headed. DTS is lauded as “first in class” for its child sexual abuse risk prevention training, and you’ve played a big part. Tell me about […]

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SEMINARIES AND CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE RISK: Equipping ministry leaders

By Gregory Love & Kimberlee Norris SEXUAL ABUSE ALLEGATIONS continue to make headlines, and subsequent media coverage indicates that ministry leaders tend to be unprepared for child sexual abuse issues. Unfortunately, this lack of awareness is not unusual. Earlier articles in this series introduced topics that church leaders must understand and apply, if children are […]

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Who will make your decisions if you are medically incapacitated?

By Matthew D. Hoffman, CFP®, ChFC® If you become incapacitated by either illness or injury, who will make your decisions?  This is something that we don’t normally think about, especially if we are young and healthy. But even though it might be a bit unsettling to picture yourself becoming incapacitated, it is a stark reality, […]

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Livin’ the dream — under budget

For Brynn and Josh Copron, the journey to executive church leadership — and a major building project — happened fast.  But with the right building partner, plus their own passion for design, the result is a new church that’s beyond expectations and below budget.    By RaeAnn Slaybaugh “Well, that escalated quickly” is a common […]

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Transforming our world, one story at a time

  What is it about a great story that captivates us? There’s something in all of us that can’t help but be drawn into a masterful story. It’s why we love books, movies and entertainment.  It’s even why we listen to podcasts. Stories transform us from being an observer of information to a participant in […]

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April is Abuse Prevention Month: avoiding mistakes — especially related to reporting — plays a major role

FALSE ALLEGATIONS: An Uncommon Occurrence By Gregory Love & Kimberlee Norris As sexual abuse attorneys working in the realm of sexual abuse and assault for more than three decades, we provide guidance to organizations and individuals who are navigating sexual abuse issues. In the majority of scenarios, an underlying allegation has come to light which […]

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Preparing for summer camp

If summer is the season for fun in the sun, then spring is the time to prepare for that wonderful time of togetherness, outdoor activities, and faith-filled fellowship. Of course, this summer again will be different for camps and faith-based organizations due to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The best way to get […]

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Pushpay announces Church Disrupt 2021, an interactive digital conference

  Pushpay, the leading payments and engagement solutions provider for the faith-based, non-profit, and education sectors, today announces Church Disrupt 2021: Make Your Mark, a free online conference for church staff and leadership teams on Wednesday, May 12. Church Disrupt will bring together leading pastors and industry experts for engaging keynotes and interactive breakout sessions that address […]

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PASSION PROJECT: The EasterNow app is a labor of love for its creators

  In 1999, as part of their student ministry efforts, Gregory Love and Kimberlee Norris began sending text messages to a small group of students, walking them through the events of Passion Week. Their intent was to illustrate each event’s seamless connection to Old Testament prophecy. The response was profound. By 2016, more than 15,000 […]

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