“Churches are places of high trust—and high risk.”
Churches need volunteers. Those volunteers need something in return.
What do our baptismal vows have to do with safety?
I told her she was upsetting people with her message of accusation and fear. She responded by telling someone nearby that they were going to hell.
Ministry is incarnationally specific. Pastors are called to see their place and people with God's "lover's eye," and to love them for their particularity.