Resources to help your ecclesia provide a safe, abuse-free environment and glorify our God.
Please watch a short introduction of the EcclesiaSafe Program from the Tidings.
ACCESS RESOURCES FOR…
• Videos for Elders and Youth Activity Organizers
• Policies and Procedures
• Information on the “Enough Abuse” program
• Video for ecclesial members
• Resources for speaking with children
• Online adult training course information
Recognize, prevent, and respond to abuse.
1 in 9 girls and 1 in 53 boys under the age of 18 experience sexual abuse or assault at the hands of an adult. [RAINN]
"For all these abominations have the men of the land done, which were before you, and the land is defiled." Lev 18:27
Victims of child sexual abuse are about 4 times more likely to develop symptoms of drug abuse. [RAINN]
The children of your people will live in security. Their children’s children will thrive in your presence." Psalm 102:28 NLT
Among reported cases of child abuse, 93% of victims know the perpetrator. Of these, 59% are acquaintances and 34% are family members. RAINN
"Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord." Ephesians 6:4 ESV
"See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven." Matthew 18:10 (ESV)
82% of all victims of child sexual abuse under the age of 18 are female. RAINN