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Has The Rise Of Megachurches Elevated Our Communities?
Communities with successfully growing churches should be feeling the impact of those churches on their overall culture.
The Growth Gap: How The Megachurch Phenomenon Has Unintentionally Isolated Small Churches
As midsize churches adapt systems based on megachurch models, the ministry gap between them and the average size church is expanding.
Remembering Bob Buford, the Christian Leader’s Leader
Rick Warren, Matt Chandler, and other Christian leaders share how the innovative Leadership Network founder influenced their ministries.
What About Those Sheep-Stealing Megachurches?
Megachurches keep getting bigger while small churches seem to struggle more than they used to. It's easy to think one is causing the other.
David Platt Is Ready to Leave the IMB
After trying to both run a major missions agency and preach on Sundays, the local church won out.
Willow Creek Chooses Co-Ed Pastors to Succeed Bill Hybels
Megachurch becomes biggest in America to appoint a female lead pastor.
Matt Chandler’s Village Church Ends Multisite Era
Why the Dallas megachurch has decided to go from one church to six.
Too Soon for Perry Noble's Second Chance at Church?
NewSpring says its founder, who was fired last year, still isn't qualified to pastor.
Joel Hunter Is Done Pastoring His Orlando Megachurch
(UPDATED) Obama’s spiritual adviser explains why his gifts are at 'their highest potential' but his call to local churches like Northland is ‘fulfilled.’
How Perry Noble's Alcohol Firing by NewSpring Compares to Other Churches
Stats suggest a substantial number of pastors struggle with addiction, but are split on what to do about it.
North Korea Sentences Canadian Megachurch Pastor to Life in Prison Subscriber access only
(UPDATED) Toronto pastor who made hundreds of humanitarian trips dodges death penalty.
Surprise Change in How Multiethnic Churches Affect Race Views Subscriber access only
They’re now altering black attitudes more than white ones. But is that bad?
Researchers Reveal Recent Shifts Among American Megachurches Subscriber access only
Fewer seats, more Communion among findings by Leadership Network and Hartford Institute.
No One Is Happy with Singapore Megachurch Pastor's Prison Sentence Subscriber access only
Both City Harvest Church's Kong Hee and his prosecution appeal, but ask for opposite outcomes.
Singapore Convicts Megachurch Leaders of Fraudulently Funding Evangelism Subscriber access only
During Sunday service, pastor apologizes after court rejects how building funds were diverted to wife's pop music career.
Died: Menes Abdul Noor, 85, Former Pastor of Middle East’s Largest Evangelical Church Subscriber access only
Author/translator of 100 books, Abdul Noor used literacy campaigns and Bible-based preaching to spread the gospel.
Morning Roundup 8/25/15
Influential Churches; Christians and Fake News; Creating Margin
After Mars Hill, Will the Multisite Church Movement Grow Up? Subscriber access only
More small churches are joining big ones in order to keep their doors open. Can multisite congregations grow without treating congregations as little more than real estate?
Indonesia Executes Drug Smuggler Whose Faith Inspired Hillsong’s Brian Houston Subscriber access only
(UPDATED) Funeral for Andrew Chan, whom Sydney pastor communicated with 'almost every day,' involves his own eulogy.
Morning Roundup 3/30/15
Silent Cries; Apologizing to Victims of Sexual Abuse; Megachurch Demolition