Sex Offenders in the Church Feature Report
This resource highlights a stand-alone article from the pages of Church Law & Tax Report
In this Feature Report:
Church leaders are increasingly confronted with a challenging and novel question: How do we respond to the
presence of registered sex offenders at church? It is a difficult question because it pits two competing biblical principles against each other—showing mercy to the offender, and protecting children from harm.
Richard Hammar reviews the legal risks a church faces when they discover a sex offender in their congregation, and if they choose to invite a sex offender to stay.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION