At KidCheck we know it’s easier for both kids and parents to focus and connect with others in an environment where the kids feel safe and protected. For most children’s ministries, both small and large, a safe and secure environment is a top priority. However, in a time […]
As part of our ongoing commitment to child protection, each week KidCheck shares safety tips for organizations focused on caring for children. The purpose of sharing these tips is to provide information that is actionable, easy to implement, and helps to improve child safety.
We believe […]
Back to school is the perfect time of year for churches, fitness facilities, and other child-centered organizations to take a look at their current child safety and security strategies. At KidCheck we refer to this as a Child Protection Policy (CPP).
By reviewing your organizations current […]
Thanks for joining us for the third and final post in our “Reducing the Risk of Juvenile Offenses in Children’s Ministry” series.
In Part 1, we introduced the challenge of juvenile offenders in children’s ministry and in Part 2, we discussed the nature of juvenile offenses and […]
This is the second in a series of three “Reducing the Risk of Juvenile Offenses in Children’s Ministry” posts focusing on the nature of juvenile offenses and commonalities in profile of those who offend. We’ll also share the importance of creating awareness and having a […]
Making the decision to move away from using pen and paper to an electronic solution for your children’s ministry check-in may seem daunting, due to all the details that must be considered. On one hand, pen and paper is low cost, simple, and can be […]
Churches often go to great lengths to protect children from harm and offense. The most common tactics include establishing a Child Protection Policy, educating & training staff, screening volunteers, and implementing a check-in and check-out process. On the other hand, what happens when the very […]
Organizations know background checks help reduce risk, maintain a safe environment and minimize liability. Yet it can be a challenging topic of discussion and often brings up questions such as when, how often, for whom, how important is it really, and what happens if we don’t […]
Article By: our friend Jason Hensley . Jason brings a wealth of knowledge as he served 11 years as a senior/associate pastor, prior to becoming a police officer, SWAT operator, and Active shooter instructor in a local law-enforcement agency.
Jason’s passion for serving in children’s ministry, coupled with […]
It’s the time of year when children’s ministry teams begin ramping up for planning, coordinating, and overseeing their largest outreach event of the year – Vacation Bible School (VBS). Whether you’re setting goals, preparing budgets, or creating a promotional plan; one fact remains the same…child […]