An assortment of records and links to resources churches are using to better equip them to exercise diligent scrutiny when hiring staff or choosing volunteers in an attempt to protect them from the devastating effects of sexual abuse and other moral failures of those in ministry. No endorsement or recommendation should be implied from inclusion.
NOTE: Some of the resources included on this page were intended to be used in a particular state and may include provisions which comply with the laws and child abuse reporting requirements in that particular state. Complying with the provisions of the law of another state may not fulfill the legal obligations imposed by the law in your state. Care should be taken to use policies which comply with the law of the state in which your church or ministry is located.
To send information to the joint ERLC/SBC President’s Sex Abuse Study endeavor, contact studygroup@ERLC.com.