Blue Avocado -- the online newsletter of a coalition of nonprofit management groups -- has a good article today about often-retold misinformation about nonprofits. (They say myths but that has a particular religious meaning!) Stuff about lobbying and balanced budgets that you may have heard or told, and these include churches. I'm in the world of nonprofit management, so I knew about most of the these.
All but the last: the economic impact of nonprofits.
But I won't spoil the article for you. Read Jan Masaoka's "Alligators in the Boardroom and Urban Legends about Nonprofits".