When to Keep Confidentiality with Church Members

October 27, 2020
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It’s a tough word to say and requires wisdom to keep. We hear a lot about what we should and should not keep confidential. Today’s episode of Rainer on Leadership is packed full of great information for church leaders concerning the importance of confidentiality. 

  • Always report abuse, no exceptions
  • Be careful when someone makes you promise confidentiality before telling you something
  • One mistake can cause a ripple effect with others
  • Do not sacrifice confidence with one person to gain with a group of others
  • Break confidence when you are concerned about the person’s safety
  • Keep confidence even when it may hurt your reputation

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