Articles on Parachurch Groups
Definition of a Parachurch Organization
by Jeffrey Hadden. This article defines the term "parachurch" in its narrowest, and most concise, understanding. The Hartford Institute section of the web treats the terms in a broader more generic way as all the groups that cooperate with religious groups that accomplish some ministry end.
Summaries of research articles from the Nonprofit Sector Research Fund of The Aspen Institute
This collection includes short summaries of articles by Robert Wuthnow, Mark Chaves, John McCarthy, Jim Castelli, and others. Email addresses of the authors are provided to request the full texts of these works.
Can Churches Save the City? A Look at Resources
by Arthur E. Farnsley II