"Outreach" magazine is out with it's annual list of the top ten largest churches in America....Most of the 100 are non-denominational churches from the South and Midwest....Why is it important that the world no the size of a church congregation? And if so many people are choosing megachurch worship then why isn't the overall numbers of people attending church growing?
1 Lakewood Church, Houston, Texas, Joel Osteen, (43,500)
2. North Point Community Church, Alpharetta, Ga., Andy Stanley (24,325)
3. Second Baptist Church, Houston, Texas, Ed Young Sr. (24,041)
4. Willow Creek Community Church, South Barrington, Ill., Bill Hybels (24,000)
5. Southeast Christian Church, Louisville, Ky., Dave Stone (19,230)