Jonathan McKee, president of The Source for Youth Ministry, is the author of numerous youth ministry books including the brand new Connect: Real Relationships in a World of Isolation, and the award winning books Do They Run When They See You Coming? and Getting Students to Show Up. He speaks and trains at camps, conferences, and events across North America, and provides free resources for youth workers internationally on his website, TheSource4YM.com.
Used with permission from thesource4ym.com.
The Vatican has confirmed it has a set of internal guidelines for what a Catholic priest should do if he were to father a child. But despite the fact that the church is aware that some of its priests are having children, its leaders have been slow to acknowledge this problem publicly.
No matter how many policies you put in place, if they are confusing, riddled with exceptions and too easy to forget, a moment will come when your defenses are down. So, to keep your children safe, boil your strategy down to these words: Sticky, Simple and Consistent.