1. All complaints concerning individuals must be received with their full knowledge
of and to the matter. This is the responsibility of the leadership to
assure proper notification to those concerned. The mediation is not
an open forum. Those present must be limited to involved parties.
2. When mediation pertains to a complaint towards another individual
and the facts are ambiguous, incomplete, based on presumption; when
those setting forth an accusation are unwilling to put to writing the
specific events surrounding a complaint, the matter should be dropped
until all the facts are discovered. Don't be duped into roads that led
to offense, slander and further discord. Scriptural mediation is one
individual to another.
3. Demeaning ones character is precedence for probation or dismissal
from ministry duties, both before and after the matter has been resolved.
4. When a complaint threatens the reputation of an individual, open
exoneration is a must, Should any following item apply;
*When no wrong doing is proven beyond doubt;
*When testimony is based on presumption or the outcome of misunderstanding,
*When accusations pertain to non moral issues.