RISK MANAGEMENT Archives - Church Executive


How to avoid hazards on the stage

By Mark Mohler Churches conduct different types of live performances especially during the holidays – ranging from small plays to elaborate theatrical productions. There are many things to consider, including stage construction, painting of the set and scenery, costume design and rehearsals. There are also numerous hazards that come along with a theatrical production, including […]

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What’s next for health care reform?

The Supreme Court decision on the Obama health care reform

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The house is ‘rigged’

Churches require the same caliber of rigging equipment that theaters use.

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Churches target of data thieves

Damages can result in irreversible harm to a congregation’s image and sustainability.

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Prepare for the worst, pray for the best

Kansas church relies on concealed carry rather than a professional security team.

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Minimize risks to maximize outreach

In times of crisis and emergencies such as hurricanes

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Take advantage of low rates

In recent months the Federal Reserve has been uncommonly explicit regarding their intentions

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Ask any pastor’s wife what her life is like in the church

Church is not always safe for the wife of the pastor.

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Don’t let your missions trip become a nightmare

Rodger Murchison, associate pastor of the First Baptist Church of Augusta in Georgia, faced a missions pastor’s worst fear — the death of a team member while on a mission trip. When the enthusiastic group of nine assembled in the church parking lot to head for earthquake-ravaged Chile, no one could have guessed one of their group members would not return with them.

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No retirement savings at age 55? Here’s what you can do

If you’re not confident about your financial situation at retirement age, you’re not alone. According to the latest research from the Employee Benefit Research Institute, retirement confidence is at an all-time low. Only 13 percent of workers reported a high confidence about their financial future.

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