"So then we pursue the
things which make for peace and the building up of one another" (Romans
procedures and model forms are provided for education and illustration purposes only. No guarantee is provided that the materials satisfy local legal
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Children & Youth
Activity Planning Guide (for trips) (PDF)
Children/Youth Ministry Application (PDF)
Guidelines for Children & Youth Workers (PDF)
Handling Suspected Child Abuse (PDF)
Management of Minors (PDF)
Model Child Management and Protection Policy
Checkup for Congregations
Liability to the Congregation
Sample Lawsuits Against Churches
The values, principles of due process and standards for just decisions
revealed in Scripture. A must read for peacemakers.
Model Congregational Peacemaking Procedures (PDF)
Opening Remarks for Peacemaking Forums
Peacemaking Meeting Ground Rules
Peacemaking Readiness Guide (PDF)
Discipline in the
Congregation. The biblical basis for conducting discipline and practical guidelines.
Model Discipline Procedures for Congregations (PDF)
Forms for Congregational Discipline
Deadly Force Incidents (DFI's) at Faith-Based
Organizations in the United States, 1/1/1999 through
Step by Step: Confronting Gun Violence at Church,
Active Shooter: How to Respond, October 2008.
Guide for Developing High Quality Emergency Operations
Plans for Houses of Worship, June 2013.
Guidelines for Pastoral Counseling (PDF)
Pastoral Care Agreement (PDF)
Suggestions for Hospital
Human Sexuality and Wedding Policy
Considerations in Hiring an Attorney (PDF)
a Lawsuit? Questions to Ask. (PDF)
Want to Settle a Dispute: What Do I Do?
Was Sold Defective Goods ~ What Do I Do? (PDF)
of Legal Issues in the Bible
Preparing a Christian Will