Draw the Line: Relational Boundaries for Safe Youth MinistryChurches rarely think about student-leader boundaries—until the unthinkable happens. Don’t wait until something happens. Use this resource to proactively protect leaders and pastors at your church from entering into inappropriate relationships with students, and to protect students from becoming victims of sexual abuse. With insights from lawyers, youth pastors, senior pastors, psychologists, former students, and safety experts you'll find the help you need to develop boundaries and reporting structure to keep your youth program safe for everyone.
Chapter 1: Defeating "Mayberry Syndrome"
Chapter 2: Beyond Trust
Chapter 3: Screening Resources and First Steps
Chapter 4: What Youth Pastors Can Learn from Therapeutic Boundaries
Chapter 5: Flirting with Disaster
Chapter 6: Seven Practical Boundaries
Chapter 7: Communication Boundaries
Conclusion: What Now?