Launching a ministry to children and adults with disabilities is a daunting assignment. Many churches are already spread thin on volunteers, space, and money—they can hardly imagine taking on another ministry. Other churches don't know where to start, how to find resources, or how to reach their community in this new way.
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Fire Prevention and ControlPremium Content - Click for info Help your staff members identify and correct hazards to reduce the risk of fire. Both paid employees and volunteer workers should become familiar with these inspection protocols and perform them as a routine part of their duties. by James F. Cobble, Jr.
Safeguarding PlaygroundsPremium Content - Click for info Make sure your playground is safe for everyone by using this checklist to identify and eliminate dangers surrounding playground equipment, surfaces, and location. This download includes information on structural issues, routine inspection, and maintenance.
Transportation and TravelPremium Content - Click for info These inspection protocols can make church transportation and travel safer. Make sure your church leaders and staff members know how to identify and correct traveling hazards to reduce the risks. Church employees and volunteers should become familiar with these safety protocols and perform them as a routine part of their duties.
Cold WeatherPremium Content - Click for info These inspection protocols make reducing the risks associated with cold weather easier. Prepare your church leaders and staff members for the cold weather by having them perform these safety procedures as a routine part of their duties.
Natural PerilsPremium Content - Click for info Prepare a crisis management plan for church and school leaders with one tool to minimize the turbulence and losses that can result from natural perils, such as earthquakes or tornados.
Foxes in God's StorehousePremium Content - Click for info Embezzlement is a relatively common occurrence in churches. Even so, many churches refuse to try to reduce the risk of embezzlement out of a fear that this will reflect a lack of trust. This special report explains why church leaders need to take embezzlement seriously and how they can reduce the risk of financial misappropriation. Richard Hammar
Are Your Church Board Members at Legal Risk?Premium Content - Click for info As a church officer or director, you face personal liability. This special report reviews the more important theories of liability for your understanding, and it also eases some of your anxiety by explaining limited-immunity laws, which provide uncompensated directors and advisors with some protection in most states. Richard Hammar
POWERPOINT Starting a New ChurchPremium Content - Click for info God sometimes calls his people to build his kingdom by starting new churches, just as he did with the early apostles. It's a tough ministry, but integral to reaching new people. These handouts stress the importance of building a core leadership team before introducing your church to the masses. You'll also find tips for what to do first, learn about common obstacles that often lead to failure, and get a checklist for evaluating a new facility. by BuildingChurchLeaders.com