To learn more about some of the issues discussed on this website, we recommend the following resources:
John Montague, The Law and Financial Transparency in Churches: Reconsidering the Form 990 Exemption, 35 Cardozo Law Review 203 (2013). [Download for free.]
Christian Smith & Michael Emerson, Passing the Plate: Why American Christians Don’t Give Away More Money (New York: Oxford UP, 2008).
Janet T. Jamieson & Philip D. Jamieson, Ministry and Money: A Practical Guide for Pastors (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2009).
Craig L. Blomberg, Neither Poverty Nor Riches: A Biblical Theology of Possessions (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1999).
Paul David Tripp, Dangerous Calling: Confronting the Unique Challenges of Pastoral Ministry (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2012).
David Johnson & Jeff VanVonderen, The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse: Recognizing and Escaping Spiritual Manipulation and False Spiritual Authority Within the Church (Bloomington, MN: Bethany House, 1991).