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Your Church Is At Risk!

Published on April 26, 2018 By Scott Stuart

When it comes to managing risks in any church or ministry setting, prevention is most important.  Prevention is anticipating what might happen and then developing policies or procedures to reduce the probability of something happening. Preventing or reducing the possibility of something bad happening can have a major impact on your ministry. That’s easy to […]

Mission Trip Mishaps

Published on April 15, 2018 By usdigital

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 […]

Foreign Mission Trip Planning

Published on April 12, 2018 By Scott Stuart

Now is the time of year where many churches are planning foreign mission trips. This is such an important ministry and can have a huge impact on everyone involved. But a trip gone wrong can have a lifelong negative impact. We want to offer few tips to help in your planning. Figure insurance coverage into […]

Pastors, Clergy, Counseling and Liability

Published on April 9, 2018 By Scott Stuart

Misconduct by pastors is becoming an increasingly important issue in the church today. Ministers who engage in sexual contact with adult members of their congregation expose their church to potentially substantial liability. “Research reveals that nearly ten percent of pastors have adulterous affairs and fifteen percent are addicted to internet pornography.”1 In a recent poll […]

Live Events Create Risks

Published on March 28, 2018 By Scott Stuart

Is there anything worse than planning and preparing for a special event only to have it canceled at the last minute due to weather, or some other unforeseen reason? Special events are important and you want your event to go off without any issues. Event Cancelation Insurance helps protect your business and the planning days […]

How We Can Help With Payroll Processing

Published on March 21, 2018 By Scott Stuart

MinistryWorks payroll processing and tax filing services were designed by Brotherhood Mutual to offer churches an affordable, ministry-specific option and ease the administrative burden. MinistryWorks is available nationwide, so now is the time to talk to your clients and prospects about payroll services. As you do, you may encounter questions related to four of the […]

Earthquake Flood Insurance

Published on February 27, 2018 By Scott Stuart

Natural disasters are part of the price we all pay for living in the west. We all appreciate the good weather, lakes, mountains, and the natural beauty found on the west coast. However, fires, mudslides, floods, and earthquakes are just a few of the natural disasters common to the western states.  Earthquakes are especially a […]

Can Snow Removal Help Reduce Trip & Fall Claims?

Published on December 12, 2017 By Scott Stuart

Winter weather brings the possibility of snow and ice, and churches are responsible for snow and ice removal. This is particularly important, as it is your duty to provide safe access to your property. Commercial or business insurance is designed to protect the building owner and/or manager from claims and litigation should a third party […]

Innovative Insurance Solutions For Your Ministry

Published on December 7, 2017 By Scott Stuart

We live in a changing world, and your  insurance needs to be changing as well. In order to keep your commercial insurance up to date you need to have the ability to change and update your insurance program on a regular basis.  The industry has developed a number of innovative insurance products that your business may […]

Is Your Church At Risk Of Being Sued?

Published on November 21, 2017 By Scott Stuart

The NW Ranks High In Probability Of Litigation On average, a business in the U.S. has about a 12% chance of being involved in an employment lawsuit. Oregon has very aggressive employment and discrimination laws that increase the chances of litigation for businesses operating in our state. Employment Liability Facts The national average for total costs of […]