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Understanding Risk Financing

Understanding Risk Financing Subscriber access only

How churches must calculate potential losses—and ways to pay for them.
Defending Youth Ministries from 8 Critical Risks

Defending Youth Ministries from 8 Critical Risks Subscriber access only

From communication to transportation, preventive action is paramount.

Recent Developments

Issues that affect ministers and churches
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Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Sexual Abuse Screenings and Liability Subscriber access only

Is Parental Consent Needed for Children on Church Videos?

Is Parental Consent Needed for Children on Church Videos? Subscriber access only

Seven things church leaders should note on this evolving area of law.
Risk Topics
  • Children & Youth
    Abuse prevention, abuse reporting requirements, nursery, high-risk activities
  • Emergencies
    Disaster, crisis, medical, violence
  • Insurance
    Coverage, claims, disputes
  • Personnel
    Staff, volunteers, screening, harassment, misconduct
  • Property
    Building, contracts, security, playgrounds, parking lots, entry, accessibility
  • Transportation
    Drivers, vehicles, screening
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Resources

Communicating in a Crisis

Communicating in a Crisis

Learn how to navigate through a communication process, whatever situation is hovering over your church.
Safe Practices for Planting a Church

Safe Practices for Planting a Church

Step-by-step help on the key issues you'll face when you plant a new church