Parachurch

When Can a Ministry Count as a Church?

"The research team counting all the nondenominational congregations in America did not add any marks to their tally when a conservative Christian think tank in Washington, DC, declared itself an association of churches." - C.Today

Related at RNS: Religious right groups’ tax-status changes demean both church and state

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Podcast: T4G One Last Time

"Together for the Gospel (T4G) directors have announced that they will be meeting for the final time in 2022, triggering a wide-ranging discussion on parachurch organizations. Todd waxes nostalgic as he recalls the many years he attended T4G and how those conferences influenced his life and ministry." - Ref21

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Many media pros have missed a mega-money source backing some big Christian causes

"...Georgia-based National Christian Foundation (NCF), www.ncfgiving.com/ which to date has quietly given $14 billion to 71,000 non-profit groups, $1.3 billion of that last year, in both tiny and huge grants. An Atlanta Journal-Constitution piece recently noted that 'mysterious' operation is 'one of the most influential charities you've never heard of.'" - GetReligion

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