Below is a list of resources intended to support Religious Leaders and their staff. Many of these offer links to additional studies about religion, congregations, and clergy, as well as books and publications.
If there are resources or other topics you feel should be included, send us an email (PALScomments@thearda.com). We will consider it.
Hartford Institute for Religion Research - definition
Beyond Megachurch Myths: What We Can Learn from America’s Largest Churches [Book]
by Scott Thumma and Dave Travis
[Click here to purchase this book at Amazon.com.]
The Outreach 100 – Top 100 Largest Churches, 2008
The Outreach 100 – Top 100 Fastest Growing Churches, 2008
Top 16 Largest Churches with attendance data for 2006-2009