Ministry Policy

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Teaching Sensitive Topics Policy

March 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Teaching Sensitive Topics Policy

XPastor tries to help churches by providing some of the essentials for running a church—items like job descriptions, employment applications, review forms and church policies. Below is the Teaching Sensitive Topics Policy from Trinity Lutheran Church [...]

Sexual Abuse “Fire Drill”: Put Preparation to the Test

September 8th, 2014|Comments Off on Sexual Abuse “Fire Drill”: Put Preparation to the Test

The "Fire Drill" article below has a companion piece, entitled Sexual Abuse Response Planning. After reading this article, refer to the planning form; it’s a valuable framework for discussion/planning a responsive effort to an allegation—even a [...]

Sexual Abuse Response Planning

September 8th, 2014|Comments Off on Sexual Abuse Response Planning

This planning guide has a companion piece called Sexual Abuse “Fire Drill”: Put Preparation to the Test, an article that give further explanation. The planning guide below should serve as a worksheet after reading the "Fire [...]

Wedding Policy and Forms

November 8th, 2013|Comments Off on Wedding Policy and Forms

XPastor tries to help churches by providing some of the essentials for running a church---items like job descriptions, employment applications, review forms and policies. Below is a link to the 52-page Wedding Policy and forms [...]

Video: Crisis Management for Churches

June 28th, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Crisis Management for Churches

Crises can even hit any church or ministry. Are you prepared? David Middlebrook of the Church Law Group lays out some foundational steps to mitigate the potential damage of a difficult situation. David Middlebrook, and [...]

Boundaries for Youth Leaders

June 19th, 2013|Comments Off on Boundaries for Youth Leaders

It seems like a regular occurrence that I hear about a youth pastor or a youth leader messing up with a teenager sexually. It is sad, but it is the reality. The reality is simple. [...]

Intellectual Property Policy

April 4th, 2013|Comments Off on Intellectual Property Policy

XPastor tries to help churches by providing some of the essentials for running a church---items like job descriptions, employment applications, review forms and policies. Below is the Intellectual Property Policy of Christ Community Church of [...]

Cardiac Emergency Response Plan

January 13th, 2013|Comments Off on Cardiac Emergency Response Plan

XPastor tries to help churches by providing some of the essentials for running a church---items like job descriptions, employment applications, review forms and Policies. Below is the Cardiac Emergency Response Plan of Old North Church [...]

Children’s Ministry Policy

January 13th, 2013|Comments Off on Children’s Ministry Policy

XPastor tries to help churches by providing some of the essentials for running a church---items like job descriptions, employment applications, Review Forms and policies.  Below is the Children's Ministry Policy of Old North Church of [...]

Children’s Volunteers Policy

January 13th, 2013|Comments Off on Children’s Volunteers Policy

XPastor tries to help churches by providing some of the essentials for running a church---items like job descriptions, employment applications, Review Forms and policies. Below is the Children's Volunteers Policy of Old North Church of [...]