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Below are our "Terms of Service" for all users.

Below that, is our "Refund Policy" for those who forget to manage their auto-renewal on their Supporting Member account.'s "Terms of Service" (TOS)

The following Terms of Services (TOS) govern your use of the website.

By accessing, browsing, and/or using this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be legally bound by this TOS. If you do not accept these TOS, please do not use this site.

1.  Our purpose/your usage

This website provides users with an opportunity to exchange ideas and information. The ideas and information posted on those pages do not necessarily reflect the views of the Board of Directors of

You are welcome to copy/print/adapt anything from for your non-commercial teaching ministries, provided that you give proper attribution to the author or church listed, and include our website address.

Distribution of material procured from is only authorized within your congregation. Content may not be distributed to the public via your website or other social media. Instead, link back to the content at this site.  

Prior to using any lessons or ideas from this site, we recommend that your church leaders examine them to determine if the theological content is appropriate for your church.

2.  Registering as a member of

You may signup as a registered member of the website, free of charge, by creating a Member "Profile." You agree to provide us with complete and accurate information when you register, including a valid email address. You must respond to a registration email in order to have your Profile become active.

A church or organization may share usage of a Profile. You will be solely responsible and liable for any activity that occurs under your Profile. You are responsible for keeping your password secure and for keeping the Profile info up to date. reserves the right to require you to update your Profile details if needed.  construction worker Wormy

We also reserve the right to modify any Profile (name, info, picture, etc.) that we believe needs to be modified or to ban from the website, any Profile we deem necessary. will not use your Profile data for commercial purposes.

To cancel a Registered Membership Profile at any time, post a reply in this forum. When a Profile is deleted, any content you may have posted becomes the property of

3. Becoming a Supporting Member

Supporting Memberships are what allow to exist! The funds we receive from your purchase of a Supporting Membership are plowed back into the site; it’s how we pay for hosting the site and keeping it awesome!

By paying to become a “Supporting Member” you will receive access to certain sections, features, and functions of the website that are not available to those who are not Supporting Members.

When you become a Supporting Member, you are making a private credit card transaction between you and our site’s management company: Social Strata/Hoopla, and their CROWDSTACK-PAY service. does not see or manage that transaction or its associated info. It is a private transaction between you and CROWDSTACK-PAY; this transaction is your responsibility.

Your Supporting Membership defaults to automatic, annual renewal. You will need to opt-out to discontinue this annual renewal. (You may do this at any time without affecting your current Supporting Membership status.)

Seven days before your annual renewal, an email is sent to the email address in your Profile, reminding you of this up-coming charge. Your renewal details are also linked in your Profile. It is your responsibility to keep your email info up to date to avoid an undelivered notification email.

No refunds are given for Supporting Memberships less than one-year-old. Full refunds after auto-renewals are not available. Please refer to our refund policy. reserves the right to cancel and refund (or not refund) your contribution per our published policy, and to make changes to Supporting Member features as needed.

4.  Receiving our Newsletter

When you create a Profile, you agree to receive our email newsletter. At this time we cannot unsubscribe you from this newsletter without also deleting your Profile.

  DO NOT BLOCK or ignore email coming from us, or Social Strata’s Crowdstack, or CROWDSTACK-PAY’s registration services. Add and to your mailbox.

5.  Contributing content

Anything you post is subject to being moved, improved, reformatted, deleted, or summarized by authorized volunteers and editors—in keeping with our desire to grow the quality of our site while maintaining readability. also reserves the right to thoughtfully add comments to, or to remove material we deem as repetitive or inappropriate to our mission, or whose theology is outside of mainstream Christian beliefs.

By posting at our site, you agree to give the irrevocable right to continue making your content available at our site. For important practical and technical considerations, we cannot remove an author's content merely by request. You do have the right to ask that your name be removed from your content.

With the exception of Writing Team materials, all content at belongs to the person listed as the author. (Content contributed to the Writing Team is the property of Inc.)

By posting lesson content on this site, you warrant that you own the rights to that content or are otherwise authorized to post, display, transmit or otherwise distribute it. You promise not to post other people's copyrighted content on our site without their permission. You may excerpt minor parts of another person's work, but not substantial parts.

You agree to always give credit to your lesson sources.

The content you post to any of our public forums will always remain in the free public forums, for as long as your content exists at our site.

6. Linking to other sites/products

You agree to disclose any business relationship or a friend-of-a-friend relationship, that you have with any resource you recommend in a post. does not review or endorse any third-party websites or services. Nor do we have any control over these other sites/products, and are not responsible for their contents or their use.

7. Other reserves the right to cull its Member Profile ranks using various criteria. In general, if you have not been active in two years, or your email goes unverified, then your Profile may be deleted. Once your Profile is deleted, any content you have posted becomes the property of

These TOS may be updated and/or revised from time to time by without notice to our users, becoming effective when posted. Please be aware that it is the user's responsibility to regularly review these TOS to stay informed of any changes or revisions. will not be liable for any damages of any kind related to the use of our website or content provided therein. In no event will the volunteer board, webmaster, contractors, or service provider, past or present, be liable to you for anything arising from your use of our website, its content, or links provided through our website. is a volunteer-run, 501(c)3 non-profit.

These TOS are effective and were last updated in August 2020.

Who your MEMBERSHIP IS CONTRACTED with Inc is the site you are joining. We are a volunteer-run 501(c)3 non-profit.

Your Supporting Membership credit card transaction is between you and our site's management company: Social Strata's "CROWDSTACK-PAY" services. uses Social Strata's "CROWDSTACK" message board software and "CROWDSTACK-PAY" to securely conduct membership transactions. You may see those names on various screens on your credit card statement if you are a Supporting Member.

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When you become a Supporting Member, you are making a private credit card transaction between you and Social Strata and their Crowdstack services. does not see or manage that transaction or its associated info.  It is a private transaction between you and Crowdstack.

When you become a Supporting Member, Social Strata charges us a percentage of your donation. That's how we pay for hosting the site and keeping it awesome!

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