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5 Ways Your Church Could End Up In Court
These true stories reveal the need for awareness and prevention.
Stay vigilant, reexamine current procedures, and explore opportunities for further training (like Church Law & Tax's Reducing the Risk program) to protect the children in your church.
When Volunteers Drive for Your Church
Tips for handling this critical area of risk-management.
When Volunteers Drive for Your Church. Tips for handling this critical area of risk-management. Interview with attorney Frank Sommerville by Bobby Ross Jr.
Should a Church Own or Rent Vehicles?
Two church leaders weigh in on this question.
To explore risk-management issues related to both rental and church-owned vehicles see “6 Questions to Assess Vehicle Insurance,” in the March issue of Church Finance Today.
How to Recognize and Confront Fraud
Two telltale signs, and the best and worst ways to respond to suspected stealing.
there's little expertise as far as it relates to finances and accounting, internal controls with checks and balances, and developing good processes to mitigate some of the risk of fraud
Retirement Savings and the Rule of 72s
What pastors and church staff can learn about the power of compounding.
I was too timid in exposing any asset to risk.”. Psychological studies have shown that the pain of loss in the stock market is more powerful than the joy of gains.
What to Know About a New Donation Scam
Why churches should be careful about refund requests.
What to Know About a New Donation Scam. Why churches should be careful about refund requests. Mike Batts and Danny Johnson. Image: rawpixel / Unsplash.
Top Aide to Pope Francis Faces Sexual Assault Charges
What churches can take away from the controversy surrounding George Cardinal Pell.
Learn more about the preventive steps you can take with our newly revised training program Reducing the Risk and the thorough, practical guidance provided in these articles from
Protect Your Congregation from a Gunman
A police officer's advice on how leaders can reduce risk—and possibly save lives.
Protect Your Congregation from a Gunman. A police officer's advice on how leaders can reduce risk—and possibly save lives. Andrew suspicious. Reduce risk.
Financial Fraud in Churches: A Major Risk in 2017
Why church leaders should assess the way they collect and record money.
Financial Fraud in Churches: A Major Risk in 2017. Why church leaders should assess the way they collect and record money. Thom Rainer and Jonathan Howe.
Find Your Prophetic Voice
First steps you can take to learn to speak out against injustice
I don't want my words to be taken the wrong way. I would love to remain in my comfort zone. Nevertheless, when I weigh the cost, I can only come to one conclusion—it's worth the risk.
Four Questions to Ask When Complacency Calls
With all the politicking, protesting, and terrorizing, it’s tempting to give up the fight.
help? Would I really risk being so arrogant that I would attempt telling people how to fix their problems without first trying to understand them? Coming