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A Study of Protestant Mega-Churches
in Central America, 2011-2015
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Estudio de Mega-Iglesias Protestantes
en América Central, 2011-2015
Clifton L. Holland, Project Coordinator
Director of PROLADES
San Pedro, Montes de Oca, Costa Rica
SPANISH - ESPAÑOL
Hartford Institute For Religion Research:
Definition of a Mega-church
Project Description (May 2011) and
Report on Holland's April 2011 trip
to San Salvador and Guatemala City
A Research-in-Progress Report on Protestant Mega-churches in Costa Rica
by Sally May (principal author) and Clifton L. Holland (editor)
Last updated on 12 December 2011
A Study of Evangelical Mega-churches
in Central America, 2011-2015. An Initial Analysis.
by Sally May (30 November 2011)
A Research-in-Progress Report on
Protestant Mega-churches in Managua, Nicaragua
by Clifton L. Holland (February 2012)
A Research-in-Progress Report on
Protestant Mega-churches in Honduras:
San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa-Comayaguela
by Clifton L. Holland (June 2012)
A Research-in-Progress Report on
Protestant Mega-churches in Panama
by Clifton L. Holland (October 2012)
Guidelines for Researchers of Protestant Mega-Churches
(includes Questionnaire #1 - Basic Evaluation Form)
Questionnaire #2 (Senior Pastor)
Questionnaire #3 (Church Members)
Questionnaire #4 (Table of Observed Characteristics)
CURRENT MEGA-CHURCH STUDIES IN CENTRAL AMERICA
Guatemala
El Salvador
Honduras
Nicaragua
Costa Rica
Panama
RANKING BY SIZE OF MEGA-CHURCHES
IN CENTRAL AMERICA
ARTICLES ON MEGA-CHURCHES WORLDWIDE

The Rise of Mega-Church Efforts in International Development:
A Brief Analysis and Areas for Further Research (2009)
ARTICLES ON MEGA-CHURCHES IN CENTRAL AMERICA
The Collapse of Mega-Churches
Samuel Santana (28 October 2010)
Searching for the Spirit: Researching Spirit-filled Religion in Guatemela
C. Mathews Sampson (May 2010)
Asimilacion: A Study of Costa Rican Newcomers in their
search for a church, and the church's response to them
(includes two case studies of megachurches)
Osias Segura Guzman (October 2009)
Neo-Pentecostal Churches in Guatemala
with special reference to their presence and social role, 1976-2006
Israel Ortiz (October 2007)
Fundamentalism and the Church in Central America
Amzie Yoder (Mission Focus, Volume 2, 1994)
ANALYTICAL TOOLS - HERRAMIENTAS DE ANALISIS
PRODUCED BY
PROLADES
PROGRAMA LATINOAMERICANO DE ESTUDIOS SOCIORRELIGIOSOS -
LATIN AMERICAN SOCIO-RELIGIOUS STUDIES PROGRAM
Apartado 86-5000, Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Telephone:  (506) 8820-7023; E-mail:  prolades@ice.co.cr
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