Understanding Church Property Insurance Coverage

At Beacon Insurance, our goal is to be your partner to minimize risks to your property, congregation, and leadership. That is why we aim to help clients understand their church property insurance. Church property insurance is complex, and the needs of all churches continue to change as they grow. Today, we will help to shed…

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Understanding General Liability Insurance Coverage

general liability

No matter how small or large a congregation is, church liabilities continue to rise. Churches of all shapes and sizes are becoming increasingly vulnerable to violent crimes, lawsuits, and other tolls taken from exposed or unknown risks. While church liability insurance is by design meant to protect against these, understanding the complexities of such policies…

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Do You Collect Personal Information?

collecting personal info

Churches of all sizes look for best practices in how to protect personal information online. Today, a congregation can engage with the church community in many ways. Because of that, the sign up for such participation often comes digitally. Online signup forms for volunteer opportunities, church camps, classes or ways of giving to the church…

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Do You Offer Online Tithing?

online tithing

In our fast-growing digital society, tithing online is more mainstream than ever. We know that tithing is a cornerstone of church growth and stewardship. Offering tithing online modernizes churches and makes it even easier to give. Especially for the millennial generation, tithing online is the norm and a must for the churches they frequent. However,…

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Four Key Risks Of 15-Passenger Vans

Insurance cost for 15-passenger vans

Churches, nonprofit organizations and private schools are becoming increasingly mindful of the insurance cost for 15-passenger vans. Vans of this size are attractive because of size and efficiency. The ability to carry large groups of youth, sports teams, campers and the like, while promoting fellowship is a real advantage. However, while these vans hold that attraction, they also hold…

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The Facts About Flood Insurance Claims

flooding

In Florida and along the Gulf Coast, we live in an area that is constantly at the mercy of weather – much of which involves damaging waters caused by torrential rainstorms throughout the year and hurricane season. Flooding is a genuine threat to both residential and commercial properties, so the need for coverage is even greater than…

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Sexual Misconduct: How to Prevent Sexual Abuse

At Beacon Insurance Agency, one of our highest values to our clients is our expertise. With sexual misconduct, the knowledge and resources we bring to churches, non-profits and private schools keeps them protected and highly informed. With that, we are called by a recent rise nationally in these claims to help our community with sexual…

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What Is an Umbrella Insurance Policy?

umbrella insurance

Insurance is one of the most important things a business can have, as there are so many types of damage that have the potential of bringing about financial ruin on a day-to-day basis. Unfortunately, the same holds true even for churches, Christian schools and non-profit organizations; but over and above standard policies that protect the…

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Hacking Attacks and How to Avoid Them

types of hacking

As much as we’d like to tell ourselves otherwise, none of us is impervious to the dangers of cyber hacking. Even despite our best efforts, it often takes a skilled hacker only a few minutes to obtain banking and identity information that places us at risk to all kinds of danger that compromise our finances…

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The Importance of Cyber Risk Management

cyber risk management

As more and more companies and organizations outsource the hosting and storage of their virtual information and use virtual systems for driving business, the ways that their assets are significantly compromised and threatened also increases. For that reason, cyber risk management becomes even more vital to securing them, as managing this risk utilizes organizational strategies…

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