Thursday, October 17, 2019
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Safety first: The story of AdSAFE

"Our children and vulnerable people, more than ever, need our Church community to surround and support them."

New GM at AdSAFE

Ann Wooldridge has been appointed the new leader of AdSAFE—the independent agency responsible for creating safer environments for children and vulnerable adults in the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Redress scheme to help survivors of sexual abuse

The Seventh-day Adventist Church has established a new redress scheme aimed at assisting survivors of sexual abuse.

AdSAFE at the forefront of protecting children

AdSAFE, a new service for protecting children and vulnerable adults in the Adventist Church, has been established by the South Pacific Division and will open in early 2017.

New online training tool

Adventist Church leaders and volunteers working with children and vulnerable persons now have an innovative new training tool at their fingertips.

Abuse commissioner addresses church leaders

Justice Peter McClellan, who heads up the ongoing Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, has noted the positive changes religious groups are already making to better protect children’s safety.

Church welcomes investigation

The Seventh-day Adventist Church welcomes the work of the Royal Commission and its focus on Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Australia.

Caution

“I encounter stories of paedophiles in the church on a regular basis," writes Church of Christ minister Jimmy Hinto. "It literally is an epidemic. We are fooling ourselves to believe otherwise.”

WATCH: Adventists in the South Pacific

Record InFocus host Kent Kingston asks Dr Barry Oliver, the leader of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific, some of the hard questions.

Reckoning

“You know what happens to your articles the day after they’re read, don’t you,” quipped a veteran Washington journalist to me a few years back. “They end up lining bird cages!”
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