Church Leaders: Prepare Now for Abuse Claims (Legal Insights)

Nearly every day, there are shocking, scandalous news reports of abuse in the church.

But for many survivors, it’s much harder to find that when the abuse comes to light, church leaders and church members won’t do anything to help them. Actually, they’ll do everything in their power to protect themselves and their organization instead of seeking to restore and care for a victim of abuse.

For over 25 years, Boz Tchividjian has represented survivors of sexual abuse throughout the United States. He’s handled hundreds of civil and criminal cases. He founded and served as the Executive Director of GRACE, which is the organization I recommend every church consult with to train their congregation in abuse prevention.

Watch this interview with your church leadership so you’re prepared - in advance - about the most critical points you need to know when handling an allegation of abuse.