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A 16-Point Evaluation for Assumption of Risk Forms

A 16-Point Evaluation for Assumption of Risk Forms Subscriber access only

Consider these key points in evaluating the validity of a release or assumption of risk form.
Your Church Needs an Insurance Committee

Your Church Needs an Insurance Committee Subscriber access only

Sound financial decisions include regular reviews of coverage options by a team.

Recent Developments

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

Louisiana Court Affirms Decade Sentence for Church Volunteer Convicted of Molestation 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
Essential Guide to Copyright Law for Churches

Essential Guide to Copyright Law for Churches

Richard Hammar explains how to avoid copyright infringement.
Church Computer Safety

Church Computer Safety

How to safeguard data on a church computer.