Religious Exemptions for Child Neglect Remain in 34 States

Religious Exemptions for Child Neglect Remain in 34 States

Religious groups who rely on prayer rather than medical treatments for the care of their children continue to have exemptions in 34 states, but Tennessee became the latest state to remove the religious exemption clause for parents. While some states have different language and clauses, the remaining 16 states will prosecute parents for neglect if 

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How to Focus Your Ministry Time

How to Focus Your Ministry Time

Thom Rainer writes that pastors can waste a lot of time on social media, counseling that they aren’t qualified to do, and handling phone calls and meetings that can drain time and energy. He suggests minimizing meetings, handling conversations as they come up, focusing on meeting agendas, and cutting non-essential tasks or having a secretary administrative tasks. 

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Religious Exemptions for Child Neglect Remain in 34 States
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