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The Government Is Watching Churches

Posted by on January 6, 2018 at 8:34 pm

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires payment of the minimum wage for all hours worked and overtime at 1 ½ times an employee’s (church) regular rate for all hours worked over 40 in a week. FLSA has included exemptions from both the minimum wage and overtime requirements for: – Executives; – Administrative employees; Professionals, […]

Merry Christmans

Posted by on December 22, 2017 at 6:24 pm

10 Insurance Buying Tips

Posted by on October 21, 2017 at 6:47 pm

Now that 2018 is approaching, it may be time to consider reviewing your church insurance program. Most people don’t take time to review exposures, options, or their current economic condition before making their insurance purchase. We want to help you, so we prepared these ten insurance buying tips for 2018. Use an independent agent – […]

A Few Simple Ways to Prepare Now For a Disaster

Posted by on October 1, 2017 at 9:43 pm

We have witnessed the wrath of hurricane Harvey and are looking at Irma hitting the East Coast Soon. Wild fires are hitting the West very hard. We thought it might be good to offer a little disaster preparedness. Do not let the change in weather fool you; we are still at risk for acts of […]

Mission Trip Mishaps

Posted by on July 19, 2017 at 3:28 am

Many churches support full time foreign missionaries who are usually associated with other para-church organizations and/or denominational headquarters.  However, in the past decade, many churches have chosen to send out their own short and intermediate term mission teams.  These teams are being sent for various reasons.  Primarily to help the people in the foreign country […]

Risk Management For Churches

Posted by on July 11, 2017 at 5:45 am

Budget for cost of insurance changes. The insurance market is cyclical; if prices have been low or dropping over the past year, they eventually will go back up. You must account for this change within your budget and be prepared for a premium increase next year. Limit your exposure to losses! You need to make […]

5 Insurance Myths

Posted by on July 6, 2017 at 9:20 pm

I get questions from churches all the time about their insurance options—especially when there are misunderstandings and myths about how insurance companies work. With accurate information, you can make decisions with more clarity and confidence. My insurance company, Brotherhood Mutual can help separate fact from fiction with these 5 easy explanations of standard insurance questions; […]

Are You a Distracted Driver?

Posted by on May 18, 2017 at 8:55 pm

Have you ever driven drowsy? Texted while behind the wheel? Or reined in rowdy behavior from the driver’s seat, so you didn’t have to stop the church van? If so, you’re not alone. At any given time, thousands of drivers battle distractions that threaten to take their minds off the road. Crashes involving distracted drivers […]

How to Stay Safe During an Active Shooting Situation

Posted by on March 31, 2017 at 8:33 pm

It is hard to believe we have to talk about this, but given the world we live in, it may be time to address this situation.  Our thoughts and prayers are with all the families that have suffered loss from shooting situations.  We hope you and your family never has to deal with these situations, […]