EMPowered to protect – protecting the vulnerable and resisting abuse


Watch Our Two-Part Webinar Series

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Host a Watch Party

We encourage you to invite those in your church, your organization, and your neighborhood to join you to watch the Empowered to Protect Webinar. Use our discussion guide to learn from each other and build a larger culture of Tov.

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Discussion Guide

Use this guide to engage in conversation with your community as you watch the training together.

Resources for Taking the Next Step

Beginning the Conversation

Help Your Community Understand the Need for A Discussion About Preventing Abuse In Christian Communities

Follow Me Home – a Sermon by Christa Wiens
View our collection of resources for churches who wish to address trafficking and exploitation.

Further Online Resources


A Church Called Tov: Forming a Goodness Culture that Resists Abuses of Power and Promotes Healing

by Scot McKnight and Laura Barringer

The Child Safeguarding Policy Guide for Churches and Ministires

by Basyle Tchvidjian and Shira Berkovits

Something’s Not Right: Decoding the Hidden Tactics of Abuse and Freeing Yourself From Its Power

by Wade Mullen

Organizational Culture and Leadership

by Peter Schein

This Little Light: Beyond a Baptist Preacher Predator and His Gang

by Christa Brown

Redeeming Power: Understanding Authority and Abuse in the Church

by Diane Langberg