Responding to Injuries at Church 
What to do when employees or volunteers get hurt.
Responding to Injuries at Church

A pastor falls off a ladder while hanging a banner. A volunteer trips while playing with second-graders in the kids ministry. A staff member gets injured during an on-site church activity.

Injuries are surprisingly common at churches. Responding quickly to them can help get an ...

Hurricane Response • $800,000 Theft • Church Festival Fine: News Roundup 
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
Hurricane Response • $800,000 Theft • Church Festival Fine: News Roundup

Christians’ Response to Hurricane Harvey. “If current projections hold true, Hurricane Harvey will be the strongest hurricane to strike the United States since Katrina, Rita, and Wilma hit in 2005. A decade ago, maybe your church volunteered, planned a short-term ...

How Should Churches Respond to Hurricanes? 
Guidance for ministries in the wake of a devastating natural disaster.
How Should Churches Respond to Hurricanes?

Editor’s Note: as Hurricane Harvey—which has been called a “landmark event for Texas”—brings devastating rain and flooding damage, many are grieving and unsure of the practical steps of what to do next. This article was initially created for churches ...

How to Keep Your Meetings Short 
The secret to making meetings brief and efficient.
How to Keep Your Meetings Short

No one likes sitting in a meeting any longer than necessary. So here’s the best kept secret for shortening a meeting: bypass debate on non-controversial motions.

Not all motions or topics need to be discussed. Sometimes—more often than you might think—members ...

Statutes of Limitation Removed • Opposition to Johnson Amendment Repeal • Misusing Church Accounts: News Roundup 
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
Statutes of Limitation Removed • Opposition to Johnson Amendment Repeal • Misusing Church Accounts: News Roundup

Statutes of Limitation for Sexual Abuse Removed in Illinois. “Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that will remove the statutes of limitation for sexual abuse crimes. . . . Statutes of limitation restrict the time when authorities can charge someone after ...

School’s Denial • Homeless Housing Stir • Two Dead in Church Shooting: News Roundup 
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
School’s Denial • Homeless Housing Stir • Two Dead in Church Shooting: News Roundup

Judge Upholds Catholic School’s Decision to Deny Attendance to Parent’s Children. “A judge on Monday [August 14] refused to order a Catholic school to accept two girls who were denied re-enrollment after their parents sued the school to get one of the daughters ...

Church Embezzlement Statistics • Mobile Medical Outreach • Property Dispute: News Roundup 
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
Church Embezzlement Statistics • Mobile Medical Outreach • Property Dispute: News Roundup

Research Shows 10 Percent of Churches Have Suffered Embezzlement. “Churches and other faith groups collect tens of billions of donations each year. Chances are some of the money goes missing. About 1 in 10 Protestant churches has had someone embezzle funds, according to ...

Keeping Church Property Safe

Keeping Church Property Safe

Discover new and simple ways to better secure church property.
Using Social Media Safely

Using Social Media Safely

Policies to keep your church staff and members safe when using social media.