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5 Ways to Protect Your Church
How to implement thorough policies and procedures.
You'll also need to conduct proper background checks and training that is specific to your church security plan. Develop a church communication plan for a crisis.
Protect Your Congregation from a Gunman
A police officer's advice on how leaders can reduce risk—and possibly save lives.
What does this mean for your church if an "active shooter" crisis occurs? Avoid chaos by assigning only people on your crisis response team to call 911.
Joel Osteen, Houston Relief, And The Downside Of The Megachurch Spotlight
Not everyone is required to be a first responder. Or even to respond to every crisis. That’s simply not possible. But, as the body of Christ, we’re all called to respond.
Not everyone is required to be a first responder. Or even to respond to every crisis. Not everyone is required to be a first responder. Or even to respond to every crisis.
3 Ways to Make Your Church a Healthier Place to Work
Is your staff experiencing a spiritual crisis right under your nose?
Is your staff experiencing a spiritual crisis right under your nose? With emotion welling up in her eyes, she attempted to articulate why this new role was causing a spiritual crisis.
Our Top 5 Resources for Responding to Conflict and Crisis
The best training tools to handle church conflict appropriately
Our Top 5 Resources for Responding to Conflict and Crisis. The best training tools to handle church conflict appropriately. Conflict and crisis can arise in every ministry.
5 Free Articles for Child Abuse Prevention Month
How your church can take steps toward awareness and prevention.
While a common initial reaction is to focus on “protecting children in [your] care from sexual victimization from external threats,” the Boy Scouts' abuse crisis shows that it's just as
5 Tips for Staying in Leadership in Trying Times
Lessons on leading through suffering from the life of Amanda Berry Smith
weak. The people we serve look to us to give direction, to offer encouragement, and to walk with them in times of crisis. They look to us for love. When
The Tricky World of Copier Leases and Purchases
What a church must consider before buying or leasing.
of copier leases and purchases. What advice would you give to a church that needs a copier? Plan ahead before there's a crisis. That way, you're not
Ten Commandments of Conflict and Crisis
Keeping the inevitable from doing the irreparable.
Ten Commandments of Conflict and Crisis. Keeping the inevitable from doing the irreparable. Bill Hybels. 0; tweet; link. share; share; share. expand: email;
Overlooked: When Women Are Passed Over for Leadership
Research suggests a reason for this phenomenon beyond the glass ceiling.
denomination. Less than ten years after becoming a pastor, Mike had a crisis of faith, admitted that he no longer felt called to pastor, and moved on. Scenario
CT Pastors’ Hidden Gems of 2017
In case you missed them, here are 10 of our editors’ favorite articles from the past year.
By Mandy Smith. 3 Ways to Make Your Church a Healthier Place to Work. Is your staff experiencing a spiritual crisis right under your nose? By Scott Whaley.
A Shooter in the House
A police officer's advice on how to prevent and react to a gunman at church.
Recognizing the grave danger, church leaders and members of a crisis team can save lives by closing the gap between themselves and the shooter and overwhelming him.
How Mars Hill Made the Most of a Crisis
How a more healthy church resulted from a leadership flame-out.
How Mars Hill Made the Most of a Crisis. How a more healthy church resulted from a leadership flame-out. Emily Lund. 0; tweet; link. share; share; share.
Disaster Ministry Expert Receives FEMA Award
Helping them to find that starting point—and getting them equipped in case of a crisis—is Aten's passion, and one he wants to cultivate in others: “I hope to encourage others to continue
3 Disaster Myths That Only Compound the Devastation
The biggest threat facing churches isn’t a disaster event—it’s how we think about disasters.
I think the key to us doing so well in this crisis was the relationships we had with the stake holders before the crisis hit. We had already established trust with the community.