How do I check to see if a church, ministry or non-profit organization is legitimate?
Here are some organizations that collect financial information about non-profits.
— And be sure to download their “donor alert” pdf file.
Better Business Bureau reports on charities
Guidestar collects financial reports for donors
Snopes researches online and urban rumors
Where do I go to research a ministry’s theological beliefs?
Here are some resources that discuss both the ministry’s stated beliefs and whatever controversy they may be involved in.
Apostasy Alert–Jackie Alnor