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Core Values

We are committed to the following core values [Español]. You can click on the link to view a video on each core value.

  1. Passionately proclaim, at home and abroad, by word and deed Jesus as Savior, Baptizer in the Holy Spirit, Healer, and Soon Coming King.
  2. Strategically invest in the next generation
  3. Vigorously plant new churches
  4. Skillfully resource our Fellowship
  5. Fervently pray for God’s favor and help as we serve Him with pure hearts and noble purpose

George O. Wood
General Superintendent


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Helping to Manage the Risk of Child Sexual Abuse in the Church

In today's churches, child sexual abuse is a risk that demands a proactive solution. The solution is Reducing the Risk, the leader in child abuse prevention training. Choose one of two easy training options. Start protecting the children in your ministry today. Learn more at reducingtherisk.com

A new and innovative Web site – reducingtherisk.com – contains a wealth of information, including an updated "Reducing the Risk of Child Sexual Abuse" resource kit developed by Richard Hammar, legal counsel for the General Council of the Assemblies of God.

When first released in 1992, the kit set the standard on protecting against child abuse in churches. More than 120,000 copies were distributed.

In today's churches, child sexual abuse is a risk that demands a proactive solution. The solution is Reducing the Risk, the leader in child abuse prevention training. Start protecting the children in your ministry today.

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Articles on Child Sexual Abuse in Churches:

Churches Act Pre-Emptively To Reduce Risk Of Abuse
... Web site – http://www.reducingtherisk.com – contains a wealth of information, including
an updated "Reducing the Risk of Child Sexual Abuse" resource kit ...

www.ag.org/top/legal_matters/reduce_risk_of_abuse.cfm

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse | Leadership Development ...
... requirements? 1. The most common type of child abuse is. A. Sexual abuse B. Physical
abuse C. Emotional abuse D. Neglect. 2 ... punishment. Sexual Abuse. Has ...

ngm.ag.org/impact/mgcresources/coordinators/recognizing_and_reporting_child_abuse.cfm

The Prevention Of Clergy Sexual Misconduct
... Awareness of the dynamics of clergy sexual abuse is basic to all other
prevention strategies. Every minister needs to realize that ...

enrichmentjournal.ag.org/200404/200404_038_miscon_sb_pre.cfm

Understanding The Profile Of Sex Offenders: Implications For ...
... important goal of screening and supervising workers within a church is to create
an atmosphere of accountability that reduces the risk of child sexual abuse. ...

enrichmentjournal.ag.org/200401/200401_78_sb1_offender.cfm

Interview . Candidates for any children’s/youth ministry ...
Page 1. Reducing the Risk of Child Sexual Abuse Copyright 2006 Richard
Hammar The risk of child sexual molestation in children’s ...

4kids.ag.org/library/safety/reducing_child_abuse.pdf

News Digest
... wealthy and they can be homeless,” says C. LaRue Caraway, who worked as a US Army
special agent for 20 years investigating criminal child sexual abuse cases. ...

pe.ag.org/News2003/4628_predators.cfm

Sexual Ethics in the Ministry
... 9. Have you confronted any past sexual abuse, exploitation, or harassment
in your own life in counseling with a Christian counselor? ...

www.ag.org/top/ministers/Development/articles/ethics_sexualethics.cfm

Child Abuse: What should the Church do about it?
... Sexual abuse occurs when an adult interacts with a child for sexual
gratification, regardless of whether the child has consented. ...

enrichmentjournal.ag.org/200803/200803_136_ChildAbuse.cfm

Assemblies of God (USA) Official Web Site
... While most children won't suffer the fate Runnion did, abduction and physical
or sexual abuse are real threats. Research indicates ...

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Barriers To Safety And Love: Why Church Leaders Keep Them In Place
... For example, few organizations screened workers to guard against the threat of child
sexual abuse. Many safety concerns were simply off the radar screen. ...

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I Care!... About Protecting Children | WT Online
... about protecting children,” to call women to prayer and action. The number of incidents
of sexual abuse of children and young people is rapidly increasing. ...

wtonline.ag.org/features/i_care_about_protecting_children.cfm

A Covenant Of Clergy Sexual Ethics
... When sexual sin and abuse occur, Christian practice calls us to engage
the work of justice, reconciliation, and healing. The work ...

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Recognizing and Responding to Cries for Help
... Whatever the crisis—family problems, torn relationships, addiction, abuse, sexual
misconduct, tragedy, depression, suicidal thoughts or attempts—certain ...

www.ag.org/top/church_workers/age_yth_recogniz_respond.cfm

Counseling Ministries: A Legal Checkup
... to sue clergy or other adults who were aware of the abuse but chose not ... If inappropriate
sexual contacts are initiated, there can be substantial damage to the ...

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