Understanding Concealed Carry Guidelines: 2020 Update

By Angela Fortune / February 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Understanding Concealed Carry Guidelines: 2020 Update

While we’ve covered concealed carry in churches in past blogs, current events call for an update. Our goal is to stay on top of the latest education and resources to bring you the same. Our partnership with carriers like GuideOne Insurance gives us access to many tools. Likewise, GuideOne Insurance provides these directly to clients,…

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Church Fires in Northwest Florida

Church Fires in Northwest Florida

By Angela Fortune / November 10, 2019 / Comments Off on Church Fires in Northwest Florida

Beacon Insurance has provided education on fire prevention in churches in past blogs. But what are some first things you should do in case of a church fire? Lightning and an increase in seasonal bonfires, candles and the like all make churches more vulnerable to fires. In fact, one of our very own churches here…

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Sexual Misconduct: How to Prevent Sexual Abuse

By Angela Fortune / March 27, 2019 / Comments Off on 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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Can Ministers Save on Car Insurance?

By Angela Fortune / January 22, 2019 / Comments Off on Can Ministers Save on Car Insurance?

Due to the nature of their work, ministers often fall into a category of their own in terms of professional expenses and business practices. They often live in homes funded by their congregation or parish, drive cars provided by their ministry and incur certain types of expenses that other professions would not. With such considerations, it’s important…

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Free Wi-Fi at Church

By Angela Fortune / November 20, 2018 / Comments Off on Free Wi-Fi at Church

It doesn’t seem to matter where someone goes, the desire to have constant access to the Internet is one that never ceases. So much so that hotels, coffee shops, restaurants and even doctor’s offices provide free Wi-Fi connectivity. It stands to reason, then, that churches are increasingly reaching the decision to offer free Wi-Fi throughout…

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Field Trip Preparation Practices

By Angela Fortune / November 8, 2018 / Comments Off on Field Trip Preparation Practices

Field trips are a great tool for ministries – whether those ministries are church youth groups, nonprofit organizations or Christian school classes. Regardless of which type, they offer a unique opportunity for the youth to learn, connect with their peers and have an impact on the world around them. Before these trips can begin, however,…

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Helping You Plan for Students’ International Travel

By Angela Fortune / March 22, 2018 / Comments Off on Helping You Plan for Students’ International Travel

Seven Safety Checks for Students’ International Travel Educational trips sometimes take students all over the globe, and gaining cultural experience is a learning opportunity unlike any other. As you prepare to teach your students the value of exploring new horizons, make sure you are fully aware of the unique safety and liability challenges your school…

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Church Watch Programs

By Angela Fortune / February 22, 2018 / Comments Off on Church Watch Programs

Keep Watch Over Your Church with a Church Watch Program Unfortunately, churches have become an easy target for thefts and vandals because so many lack proper security to keep them safe from crime. The relative ease of breaking into church buildings to steal or perform acts of vandalism makes them extremely attractive to individuals bent…

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