SAFE SANCTUARIES IN A VIRTUAL WORLD is a practical, easy to navigate book for churches and church related ministry agencies scheduled for publication this summer. It is designed to assist leaders in safely and responsibly using different types of technology into daily ministry. This new book explores
social media and cell phones,
copyright in the midst of the Internet,
the growing problem of pornography and obscenity, and
the unique situations presented in campus ministries, preschool and after school ministries,
Included are practical tips, tools, FAQ’s and sample forms to help you strengthen your communication and use of multi-media in the scope of your ministry for the 21st century. Attention is also given to selection, hiring, and the supervision of staff as it relates to social media and other technology for work-related purposes.
Rev. Michelle Foster is an experienced leader at the local church and denominational level especially in the areas of clergy sexual ethics and communications. Rev. Melton is widely known as an expert in risk management and ministry protection.