Ministry payroll can be difficult & tedious at times; particularly with the always changing tax codes and laws put in place.  Make a mistake and the IRS could penalize the ministry, resulting in costly back taxes. The answer? MinistryWorks by Brotherhood Mutual. MinistryWorks is a payroll & tax filing service…

Boost Youth Workers’ Safety Mindset Keep the fun in youth ministry by keeping kids safe. As summer turns to fall, students are returning from summer trips, camps & family vacations. Are you ready to welcome them back? Whether you kick off the new school year with a fun-filled weekend or hop…

ARE YOU PREPARED TO UPHOLD YOUR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM? American society and culture are changing rapidly. Like many Christian leaders, you may be concerned that this societal shift places religious organizations at odds with governmental scrutiny and into the struggles of possible litigation. Join us in this upcoming webinar to learn more about…

Camp season is beginning. If you’re looking forward to this year’s camping fun, we have a number of resources from Brotherhood Mutual to help you plan a safe, enjoyable camp experience for your church groups. Here are some of the best, bundled and ready for you to read: Safety Library: Guidelines…

Your ministry’s drivers will be asked to drive long distances, enforce unpopular rules (like seatbelt use), and make sure everyone gets home safely. Are they up to the challenge? Know your drivers Screen prospective drivers to make sure they are properly licensed, trained, and experienced in transporting people safely. Keep…

Accidents or medical emergencies during church and ministry activities are not uncommon. Establishing guidelines for dealing with these incidents can help ensure quick, consistent aid for the injured and can reduce the risk of future legal problems for your church or ministry. When establishing guidelines for your organization, consider these…

Is your ministry ready to move if a fire or storm requires people to evacuate quickly? By holding fire and storm drills, you can build the needed confidence church leaders and attendees will need to respond calmly to an actual fire or storm. The Benefit of Drills It’s common for places…

If a parent approaches a worker in your children’s ministry to say that his or her child has a serious chronic illness such as AIDS, hepatitis, or tuberculosis, will the worker know how to respond? How will workers respond if they learn that a child is being treated for temporary…

The Big Book of Checklists is a practical, easy-to-use tool designed to help ministries of all sizes assess risks in their ministries. In addition, the book contains helpful tear-out sheets convenient for creating an inventory, recording the details of an auto accident, and more. The Big Book of Checklists contains…