Churches are known targets for child abuse offenders. This is because churches tend to be desperate for volunteer workers and often lack adequate screening and training procedures to prevent child abuse. This article provides the church ministry professional with an overview of what should be included in an awareness and prevention program for the local church.
The influx of humanistic methodology in the American educational system has given rise to considerable tension within the Christian community in recent years. This education trend has influenced many of our church schools as well. This article takes a close look into the definition, historical development, and current practices of humanistic educational methods employed in America today.
This article examines the relationship between the administrative leadership style of a minister of education in a church and the decadal growth rate of the Sunday School during his term of service at the church. The results of a survey of directors of Christian education are reviewed and implications are drawn for ministry.