Essential Guide to Managing Risk for Church BoardsChurches face a number of unique legal liabilities and risks. From providing shelter to the homeless, hosting children’s programs and 12-step recovery groups, and transporting students to off-site youth group activities, churches take on a multitude of risks that, if not managed properly, can result in injuries to members or visitors and create major legal liabilities for the church. One responsibility for church board members is to become good risk managers. To do this board members need to be aware of the risks and implement strategies to protect the church legally and financially.
Chapter 1: The Church in a World of Lawsuits
Chapter 2: Why Church Leaders Fail to Take Risks Seriously
Chapter 3: Leadership and Risk Management Objectives
Chapter 4: Developing an Effective Risk Management Strategy
Chapter 5: Three Basic Risk Management Rules
Chapter 6: Analyzing Risks
Chapter 7: Conducting a Risk Management Audit
Chapter 8: Insurance Coverage
Chapter 9: Six Factors that Affect Risk
Chapter 10: Leadership Training
Chapter 11: Establishing a Safety Committee
About the Author: James F. Cobble, Jr.