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RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION INSURANCE:

  3 coverage essentials to expect From Philadelphia Insurance Companies With more than 70 percent of the world’s population identifying as members of a religious community, it’s clear that religion plays a vital role in many people’s lives.  As the heart of their spiritual (and many times physical) communities, religious organizations provide much more than […]

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FINANCIAL RESERVES:

  Does my church really need them? From Thrivent Church Financing We talk to church leaders every day. Our team understands your concerns about meeting your ministry’s needs today and tomorrow. We’re going to set out to convince you that saving for a “rainy day” is being a good steward — and generous and wise […]

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Together We Discover

The Pushpay 2024 State of Church Tech Report Paints a Clear Picture of the Latest Digital Trends Pushpay recently released its third annual State of Church Technology report. This benchmark study reaches thousands of church leaders across the country each year, inviting them to participate in a survey where they can share their priorities, concerns, […]

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Five Unique Challenges Facing Church Administrators in 2024

Good stewardship requires constant vigilance. The most effective church administrators know how to balance the finer details while also keeping an eye on the big picture. One of the major lessons learned by church leaders over the last few years is that things can change quickly and we have to be ready to pivot and […]

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Preparing your house of worship to provide shelter in a severe weather emergency

By Eric Spacek If you’ve been concerned recently about the increasing number of severe weather events affecting the United States, you’re not alone. Many church members are expressing anxiety about the possibility of needing emergency shelter—and they sincerely hope their church will be a place they can turn to. According to Church Mutual’s new “Risk […]

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SCAMS ARE ON THE RISE: How to stay safe

By Sharon McDowell Your cell phone dings. It’s a text message from an unknown number. The message is from a service company warning that your account has been hacked and urging you to call them right away. The landline rings. The person on the other side of the line tells you the electricity is going […]

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CHURCH BUDGETING GUIDE — Free ebook & Budget Template

By Jeff Harvey, Content Strategist Every church administrator knows the importance of strategic budgeting — as well as the risks of running a ministry without one. Good budgeting can help your church fulfill its mission, while poor budgeting (or no budgeting at all) leads to confusion, canceled projects, and even church closures. Your church has […]

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Life-Long Learning for Church Leaders

By Denise Craig, CCA As a former educator, I have always felt life-long learning is something of value. It is important. Here are just a few reasons why church leaders should be life-long learners: The Bible is living and active, so being a constant student of God’s word means no matter how many times we […]

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Winter weather prevention strategies

How to protect your church facilities against freezing pipes, water infiltration, and more   Church Executive: Tell me about the inclement-weather risks churches most commonly face.  Andrew Shockey: Right off the bat, I’m thinking of pipe freezes, water infiltration — even the snow loads on roofs. Typically, all of this is exacerbated by deferred maintenance […]

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In case of emergency:

What to do before disaster strikes By John Murphy Hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes, extreme heat, drowning, cyber-attacks and financial crises are a few words that strike fear in our hearts because we care about life, and we care about each other. As Christians, we are called to love our neighbors as ourselves.  We know disasters will […]

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