Al-Farooq Masjid

The Al-Farooq Masjid in Atlanta was founded in 1980 by Pakistani and Arab immigrants and has grown to attract African-Americans, South Asians, Hispanics, whites, Bosnians and more. Approximately 1,200 worshippers attend Friday prayers. Dr. Khalid Siddiq is director of PR.

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Why Study Religion

See Why Study Religion, a Web resource developed by the American Academy of Religion as an effort to encourage disciplined reflection on religion, both from within and outside of communities of belief and practice.

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EFCA Start

Part of the Evangelical Free Church of America responsible for church planting. Operations divided into 17 districts which support 1,500 congregations across the United States. Based in Minneapolis, Minn.

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North American Mission Board

Oversees church planting for the Souther Baptist Convention. The web site has information in two areas: The church-planting group, which trains, plans, supports and mentors church planters, and the church-planting “village,” an online resource area. 

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The Alliance (C&MA)

Based in Colorado Springs, Colo. Claims membership of over 4 million people in 13,609 churches in 81 countries and territories including more than 2,000 churches in the United States. Contact Rev. William (Bill) W. Malick, director of church multiplication ministries.

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