Insurance companies that Religion News Service spoke with said most plans do not cover pandemic-related incidents such as disease-related deaths. Insurers acknowledged that the decision to open a house of worship carries considerable risk.
The Missouri Baptist Convention is seeking to collect attorneys’ fees and court costs even as its case against the Missouri Baptist Foundation continues in the legal system. The MBC Agency Restoration Group reported to messengers to the MBC annual meeting on the status of the
A new program designed to make it easier to buy health insurance for small businesses has potential to become a major source of medical coverage for church staff and employees, says Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Church Benefits Board President Gary Skeen.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (ABP) – A Southern Baptist seminary president applauded Roman Catholic bishops for refusing to obey an insurance mandate forcing employers to offer coverage for contraceptives and sterilization and predicted that evangelical leaders will soon face similar choices.
By Vicki Brown Word&Way Correspondent Your church has agreed to allow a sister congregation to use the church’s van for a mission trip. The van is involved in an accident and passengers are injured. You serve on your congregation’s transportation committee. Can you be
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way News WriterThe Missouri Baptist Convention's insurance carrier may have to cover at least some of the costs of legal action the MBC brought against five related institutions.Church Mutual Insurance Co. lost its bid to avoid covering any costs the convention incurred
Editor's Note: The sixth in Word&Way's seven-part series about the ongoing conflict between the Missouri Baptist Convention and five related entities takes a look at general insurance practices and the role insurance may play in covering legal costs. Missouri Baptist Convention executive director David