January 19, 2011
Small Groups, Confidentiality, and the Law
What are the legal parameters for confidentiality in church small groups?
One of the benefits of working on the team at Christianity Today International is that I sometimes get "insider information" from some of the other resources in our corporate family.
For example, the following question was recently sent to the editors over at TheYourChurchBlog.com:
One woman we heard from was in a small group in another church and group members were called in to testify against her in court. Before joining one of our small groups she wanted to be assured that sort of thing would not happen.
So my question is, how private are small groups really? We typically get information second-hand and are not usually witnesses to things that happen in people's homes or in their personal relationships."
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