The Good Steward Archive
Read articles from past issues of The Good Steward. Brought to you by Church Insurance Companies, The Good Steward features insights and important information on risk management best practices and insurance coverage updates.
Risk Management: Prevent and Eradicate Vandalism
Take steps to diminish the risks of vandalism.
Policy Spotlight: Umbrella vs. Excess
Understand the difference so you know how much coverage you need.
Vestry Corner: Encouraging Diversity in Church Leadership
Prepare to receive the gift of diverse leadership by facing truths and nurturing authentic relationships.
Health and Wellness: Nudging Others in the Right Direction
Use CPG’s resources and build community ties to encourage wellness.
From the Claims Desk: Slip-and-Fall Prevention
Start your inspection at the perimeter of the property and work inward.
Risk Management: 4 Steps to Protecting Unoccupied Buildings
Little-used buildings are at greater risk of damage and break-ins if you don’t inspect them regularly.
Get to Know Christopher Rourke: New CIC Senior Vice President and General Manager
Chris shares his thoughts about protecting sacred spaces, applying technology to insurance, and adapting to the pandemic.
Vestry Corner: Plan Ahead to Find the Right People
One parish reveals its strategy for recruiting effective vestry members.
Contemplative Knitting: Knit Your Way to a More Spiritual Life
A new book from Church Publishing Incorporated helps mold a hobby into a spiritual practice.
From the Claims Desk: Winter Weather Roof Hazards
Could your roof be in danger of collapse?
Risk Management: Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for Religious Organizations
Keep these best practices in mind as you broaden your online reach.
Policy Spotlight: Employee Dishonesty Coverage
Institute controls to make sure no one has too much influence over your organization’s finances.
Children’s Gift Ideas from Church Publishing Incorporated
Books can make wonderful Christmas gifts for kids of all ages.
From the Claims Desk: Maintaining Unused Buildings
Even if your buildings have little or no foot traffic, continue to care for them as before.
Vestry Corner: Safety Steps for Reopening Offices
These six ideas are a good place to begin helping employees and volunteers stay safer when they return to the office.
Follow the guidelines.