The Deacon's Bench

Risk management newsletter for churches and related ministries

Deacon's Bench cover for Mission Travel Safety

The Deacon’s Bench is a quarterly publication focusing on managing the risks that ministries face today. From preparing for a medical emergency to protecting the smallest members of your church, The Deacon’s Bench covers the topics that affect your ministry every day.

Current Issue: Mission Travel Safety

Preparing travelers for mission trips can help them avoid dangerous situations, and respond efficiently when things turn dicey. This edition includes tips that can help ministries cover their bases before, during, and after their travels.

Inside you'll find:

  • Safeguard Your Valuables: How to travel safely with money and valuables.
  • After the Trip: Help travelers grow by reflecting on their mission trips.
  • An Act of Worship: A Brotherhood Mutual employee looks back on his missionary days.

Other Issues

Other issues of The Deacon's Bench cover topics including:

Improving Child Safety (Winter 2016) (PDF 2 MB)

Data Security (Summer 2016) (PDF 4 MB)

Security Assessments (Spring 2016) (PDF 680 KB)

Medical Response (Winter 2015) (PDF 6 MB)