Back to All Events

Church Legal Seminar

Practical Freedoms within the Law for Every Believer Seminar

Host location: First Baptist Church Crestview - 171 Hickory Ave. Crestview FL - 850-682-2544 -


Friday November 21
6:00 PM – Welcome – Mark Welton
Introduction of Speakers
6:30 PM – It’s All About Christ
7:00 PM – Breakout Session (ONE)
PART I: Child Protection: The Abuse Threat. What you haven’t been told but need to know!
Rick Braschler - (Kanakuk Ministries)
(It is recommended that if you choose to attend this sessions, you should attend all four.)
Founding Documents of Faith-based Organizations Vision, Mission, Objectives, Faith Statements and Standards.
Greg Crosslin
Foundations of American History of Law Understanding our Constitution from a Biblical perspective
Herb Titus with Roy Moore
8:15PM – Conference will Dismiss from Breakout Sessions this evening.
Please respect our speakers’ time and allow them to depart. There will be sufficient time on Saturday to ask questions.
Each of the above breakout sessions will conclude with the opportunity for those in attendance to submit questions that will be addressed at the General Session on Saturday afternoon.

Saturday November 22
8:00 AM – Donuts and Coffee Available
(All Proceeds go toward conference)
8:30 AM – Welcome - Breakout Sessions Recap.
9:00 AM – Breakout Sessions (TWO)
PART II: Child Protection: How Abusers easily infiltrate and go undetected in children and youth ministry programs
Rick Braschler - (Kanakuk Ministries)
(It is recommended that if you choose you attend this sessions, you should attend all three.)
Biblical and State Governance: Navigating through the common pitfalls, but honoring Christ in all.
Greg Crosslin
Civil Disobedience Man’s law vs. God’s Law and the Cases defining protections.
Herb Titus with Roy Moore
10:30-10:45 – Break – Visit the Books Sales Tables
11:00 AM – Breakout Sessions (THREE)
PART III: Child Protection: A strategic plan to combat abuser methods and techniques in the church
Rick Braschler - (Kanakuk Ministries)
(It is recommended that if you choose you attend this sessions, you should attend all three.)
Practical Corporate Law: When am I personally Liable.
Freedom of Speech and the Do's and Don'ts under Constitutional Protections.
Herb Titus with Roy Moore
12:00 Break for Lunch - (Several local restaurants are nearby)
Saturday November 22
1:15 PM – Submitted Questions from Breakout Sessions for Panel Discussion.
2:00 PM – Breakout Sessions (FOUR)
PART IV: Child Protection: How your current policies and procedures enable child abusers and understanding the Church’s legal duty of care. Rick Braschler - (Kanakuk Ministries)
(It is recommended that if you choose you attend this sessions, you should attend all three.)
Church Disputes: Discipline, Suits and threats of suit.
PASTORS – What can you Teach/Preach? Constitutional protections and the cases that confirm your freedom of speech in ministry settings with the “do’s and don’ts.” (Inside and outside the four walls of the church)
Roy Moore and Herb Titus.
3:00 PM – Break
3:30 PM – Panel Question/Answer
Greg Crosslin, Roy Moore, Herb Titus, Rick Braschler
5:00 PM – Back to Christ
Key Note Speaker - Judge Roy Moore
Closing Remarks

Conference Leaders
Chief Justice Roy S. Moore. Judge Roy Moore is a graduate of West Point Military Academy and University of Alabama School of Law. He was elected as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama in 2000. From 2003 until 2012, Chief Justice Moore served as President of the Foundation for Moral Law in Montgomery, speaking throughout the Country and filing amicus curiae briefs regarding the United States Constitution in Federal District Courts, State Supreme Courts, U.S. Courts of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court. Chief Justice Moore took office in January 2013, being overwhelmingly re-elected by a vote of the people of Alabama. Chief Justice Moore and his wife Kayla have four children and three grandchildren. They are members of First Baptist Church in Gallant, Alabama.

Herbert W. Titus: Constitutional and Common Law Scholar, Educator, and Bible Teacher for nearly thirty years at five different law schools. He has served as a Trial Attorney and a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney with the US Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. and Kansas City, MO. His constitutional practice has taken him into courts all across the country. He has lectured and written on a variety of topics in the fields of constitutional law and common law and written numerous articles, book chapters and constitutional studies and analyses. He is the author of God, Man & Law: The Biblical Principle, a widely-acclaimed text on American common law (available at Dr. Titus and his wife, Marilyn of over 50 years reside on 15 acres in Chesapeake, Virginia. The Tituses have four children and 15 grandchildren.

Rick Braschler, Director of Risk Management Kanakuk Ministries
Rick has dedicated his 23 year career to protect and empower ministries throughout the world. As a Senior Risk Consultant, a Director of Risk Management, a subject matter expert, and an ordained pastor. Rick’s blend of education and experiences offer him a unique perspective on balancing opportunities with risk in a ministry setting. Rick is the author of “The Child Protection Plan,” a comprehensive guide to combat child abuse in youth serving organizations. This plan, considered “First Rate” by former U.S. Attorney General, John Ashcroft, is a new, innovative approach to combat this age-old threat to children in ministry programming. Rick is a loving husband, avid fisherman, and the father of five wonderful, but challenging, kids.

Greg D. Crosslin, Attorney representing Churches and Ministries. Greg is a graduate of the University Of Alabama School Of Law, licensed to practice in Alabama, Florida and Tennessee. He is also admitted to practice before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States. Now operating as a boutique litigation firm locally. 
Greg’s favorite accomplishment is outside the law, as a Bible Studies Teacher for the Emerge Leadership Academy. Greg is a member of Destiny Worship Center in Destin, currently pursuing a PhD in Bible Prophecy from Louisiana Baptist University.

Earlier Event: November 20
Men's Barn Meeting
Later Event: November 22
OC Jail Thanksgiving Service