Emery & Webb Blog

Protecting a Ministry Building Block: Your Volunteers

Your ministry is constructed with various building blocks, but what would you say is one of the most fundamental? Your volunteers. Protecting your volunteers is imperative to the maintenance and growth of your ministry. Property Casualty 360 offers 7 tips on how to do ...

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Fire Prevention Week – at church

My story, my church It was a Sunday morning in April.  Still a chilly time of year in New England, with dirty snow piles littering the parking lot and winter parkas still bowing the coat racks in the foyer.  Our Pastor was sitting in the front pew, and the worship team ...

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The intersection of ministry and business

Multi-tasking Churches are multi-taskers.  On the one hand, the church is a ministry called by God to preach the gospel, to make disciples, to teach the truths of the Word of God, and to minister to the least of these.  On the other hand, they are also a business entity ...

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Be Prepared for Fall Storms

Be Prepared for Fall Storms Complacency breeds catastrophe. At least in the world of weather disasters and insurance. While today is officially the last day of summer, it is not the last day of hurricane season.  Hurricane season officially runs from June 1 – November ...

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Should you switch to a .church domain name?

.com .org .net .church The .church domain name is on its way!  Read this article from Church Law & Tax to find out if switching to a .church domain name can help your church marketing and outreach strategy! 1.  Understand what a domain name is 2.  Find out the ...

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What Youth Pastors need to know about underage drinking laws

Talk to your teens about underage drinking Not once in 10 years of full time youth ministry work did I ever have a student come to me and ask to discuss underage drinking. Shocking.  I know.  Aren’t teenagers, the epitome of all knowledge, supposed to know these ...

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Risk Management for Churches – the Rule of Two

Risk Management for churches Liability coverage may be more important than property coverage for churches.  The stakes are higher.  Most conversations regarding insurance coverage revolve around the building, the stained glass windows, the pipe organ, the boiler, the ...

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How Sabbath is a Business Principle

We know the Biblical command for a Sabbath Every pastor, priest and minister conceptually understands the Biblical mandate for taking a Sabbath, a rest.  None would argue the point that God demonstrated the Sabbath Himself in the book of Genesis and then literally wrote ...

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Ministering to the powerless

Most Ministries are geared toward the powerless While some pastors do have the opportunity to minister to the powerful, most churches and para-church ministries are centered around providing guidance, relief, truth and resources to the average Joe.  Average Joe goes to ...

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FREE 15 passenger van safety webinar

Join us in partnership with Liberty Mutual Insurance for a complimentary webinar addressing the unique safety issues associated with 15 passenger vans. Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 2:00pm EDT Click here to register. A CDL license is not required to drive a 15 passenger ...

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