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Safe Sanctuaries

Reducing the Risk of Abuse in the Church for Children and Youth  
Joy Thornburg Melton
The Only Resource of Its Kind Is Now Two Bestsellers in One! Tragically, churches have not always been safe places for children or youth or vulnerable adults. With this in mind, attorney, pastor, and author Melton outlines a process for developing policies and procedures to recognize and reduce the risk of abuse in the church. Safe Sanctuaries combines and expands information from two of her earlier groundbreaking books, which focused, separately, on children and teens. "Safe Sanctuaries is t...

Mission Trips That Matter

Embodied Faith for the Sake of the World  
Don C. Richter
You've packed your duffel bag, cut back and repacked, gotten your passport in order, winced your way through the vaccinations, researched the culture and learned critical phrases in the native language. Perhaps you've been so busy preparing to do mission that you've overlooked preparing to be mission. Sometimes, it's only after you return from a journey that you realize just how much you received compared to what you gave. Mission trips and alternative spring breaks are on the rise. Millions ...

What Is Chrysalis?

Sharlyn DeHaven Gates
This booklet is ideal for potential Chrysalis participants and church leaders. It introduces readers to the ideas behind Chrysalis and helps them know what to expect during a life-changing Chrysalis weekend.

Way to Live

Christian Practices for Teens  
Dorothy Bass, Don C. Richter
"I want to find a way to live that keeps me involved in what God is doing in me and in the world around me. Do you know a way to live that is like that?" Eighteen teens and 18 adults tackle that question in Way to Live: Christian Practices for Teens. Their different points of view and personal stories make living a Christian life real. "This book invites you into a community of people who don't just go with the flow," say the editors. "This community's image of 'the good life' is not about ha...