American society has never been more culturally diverse and rich, yet our communities are sadly fragmented. People with unique heritages and perspectives live side by side, but seldom interact with each other in any meaningful way. In many communities, our churches physically occupy the center of a town or neighborhood, but they are not necessarily […]
When a priest, minister, or other spiritual leader betrays the trust of even one member of his or her congregation, everyone is seriously affected. A practical response to such abuse, this booklet suggests ways congregations can work through the resulting conflict and confusion to emerge as a stronger, renewed community.