In a perfect world, we wouldn’t need to get attorneys involved in the happenings of a church. But we don’t live in a perfect world. We need legal advice—for everything from overtime pay laws to the legal use of movies in a sermon.
Eventually most churches encounter a known registered sex offender who is either already in the congregation or desires to attend. Trying to determine whether or how to live with a wolf is dangerous and [...]
California has recently updated the requirements for sexual harassment prevention training. Your state may have similar regulations. The bottom line---train all staff. Tiffany Henning at HR Ministry Solutions, XPastor's go-to resource for HR information, [...]
In past months, scores of allegations of child sexual abuse have come to light, many for the first time. On the heels of these revelations, churches and ministries have begun to better understand that [...]
Are the musicians your church pays to perform for worship services and other church events employees or independent contractors? Contrary to what some churches may believe, whether a musician paid by a church to [...]
Receive training to help your church avoid sexual abuse. In 1997, a watershed lawsuit---the Rudy Kos Case---resulted in a $119 million verdict against the Catholic church for child sexual abuse. Twenty years later, much of Christendom has [...]