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February 7, 2013

Risqué Texts are a Legal Risk for Youth Ministers

Trading indecent messages with minors can draw severe punishments.

This video, the first in a series by Richard Hammar on six legal risks for church youth pastors, describes a new concern for churches: Recent cases of youth ministers "sexting" with youth group members.

View this entire video series on Richard Hammar's YouTube channel.

For more help with digital technologies in ministry, check out Stacking Up Electronics in Church, a Feature Report from Church Law & Tax Report, and Using Social Media Safely, a downloadable training resource from our sister site, ChurchSafety.com.

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