Our 5 Most-Read Blog Posts of 2016shared values // on Tuesday January 3, 2017
Happy New Year! The GuideOne Connections team enjoyed creating safety- and security-focused content in 2016, and look forward to bringing you even more in 2017. (Stay tuned for Thursday’s post, which will highlight 2017 safety trends.) In the meantime, we wanted to share the most-read posts from last year. Thank you for reading!
1. 5 Building Usage Policies to Implement Now
Sharing your facility with outside groups is a great way to extend your ministry into your community, but it also extends your risk of safety and liability issues. This article will help you streamline and strengthen your approval process to mitigate risk.
2. Ask Eric: Is Pokémon Go a Liability for our Church?
Chances are, you saw people playing Pokémon Go last summer – or it came up in conversations. Occasionally, players ended up on private property, which prompted concern about potential liability risk. In this post, Eric Spacek, GuideOne's risk management and loss control director, addressed that concern.
3. The Threat of Terrorism
The June 2016 mass shooting in Orlando, FL, inspired this post, which highlights key actions that church leaders can take to prepare and protect their places of worship against threats of terrorism.
4. 6 Hazards to Look for In Your Church Nursery
Unsafe toys, tip and trip hazards, and other safety-related red flags to look for when inspecting your church nursery, plus tips for correcting these issues.
5. 3 Social Media Pitfalls Your Church is Making
Now is a great time to revisit this article and evaluate your church’s current social media presence and ensure that it’s as effective as you intended.