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Employee Lawsuits Against Churches Are on the Rise

Employee Lawsuits Against Churches Are on the Rise Subscriber access only

Why you need to consider employment practices liability insurance.
6 Questions to Assess Vehicle Insurance

6 Questions to Assess Vehicle Insurance Subscriber access only

Managing the money of the church includes being up-to-date on insurance policies.

Training

Easy-to-use online training programs
Reducing the Risk

Reducing the Risk

Decrease the chance of a child being harmed or your church facing costly allegations when you implement this simple-to-use awareness program.

Recent Developments

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

Pastor’s Multiple Acts of Sexual Misconduct Not Necessarily Protected by First Amendment Subscriber access only

Illinois
Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Court affirmed Youth Pastor’s 40-year Sentence for predatory sexual assault Subscriber access only

Virginia
Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Six-Year Sentence for Youth Pastor Who Engaged in Sexting 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

Child Abuse Reporting Laws

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50-State Child Abuse Reporting Laws Survey for Clergy and Church Leaders

A review of how each state defines mandatory reporters and key reporting processes.
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ChurchSalary

ChurchSalary

Experience a whole new way to set compensation. Eliminate the guesswork – get access to detailed compensation reports in just minutes.

The 4 Hour Legal Training Program for Church Boards

The 4 Hour Legal Training Program for Church Boards Subscriber access only

Understand key legal concepts necessary to protect the board and the church.
2019 Church & Clergy Tax Guide

2019 Church & Clergy Tax Guide Subscriber access only

Find comprehensive help understanding United States tax laws as they relate to pastors and churches.