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Increase awareness of potential risks and liabilities for churches and leaders, and learn practical steps for protecting ministry.

Feature Articles

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Employee Lawsuits Against Churches Are on the Rise

Employee Lawsuits Against Churches Are on the Rise Member access only

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

6 Questions to Assess Vehicle Insurance Member 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
New Jersey
Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Pastor Sentenced to Prison for “Sexting” a 14-Year-Old Girl Member access only

Indiana
Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Church Volunteer Given 35-Year Prison Sentence for Raping a Minor Member access only

Federal
Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Church School Could be Liable for Failure to Comply with State Child Abuse Reporting Law Member access only

Is Parental Consent Needed for Children on Church Videos?

Is Parental Consent Needed for Children on Church Videos? Member 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.

Internal Controls for Church Finances

Internal Controls for Church Finances Member access only

Learn how to protect your church's money.
Best Practices for Technology Usage

Best Practices for Technology Usage Member access only

Establish policies and best practices to govern the use of technology for church staff.