via:christianpost Bishop Eddie Long of New Birth Missionary Baptist in Georgia is facing a lawsuit by former church members who are claiming that the pastor encouraged them to invest money in a company that had a $3 million capital deficit.  “If Bishop Eddie Long hadn’t endorsed this they wouldn’t have invested,” plaintiffs attorney Jason Doss […]

  via:blackchristiannews   The million dollar question: Should I attend a megachurch? Christians fall on both sides of the debate. Let’s begin with a definition. Most define a megachurch as a congregation with more than 2,000 members. Based on this definition, there are over 1,300 megachurches in America. Megachurch proponents cite the size of the […]

via:christianpost A Texas megachurch overseen by Bishop T.D. Jakes has opened up a new campus three years after purchasing the location, which was once a shopping center.  With the sound of shofar, The Potter’s House of Dallas held their first worship service on Sunday at the Fort Worth location, expanding the number of operating campuses […]

  via:christianpost   The number of megachurches may have exploded in the U.S. over the last few decades but the landscape is changing and people are seemingly less attracted to the big box churches or the “come and see” experience, two pastors observed.   “The megachurch is kind of like the great shopping malls of […]

via:christianpost Joel Osteen and Rick Warren, two of America’s most popular megachurch pastors, have been confirmed for a live appearance on “Oprah’s Lifeclass” program on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) to be broadcast Friday, Oct. 5. “Watch new episodes before they air! Log on to or October 5 at 10 a.m. and 4 […]


  via:christianpost   Megachurch pastor and best-selling author Joel Osteen spoke with The Christian Post Wednesday about his new book, I Declare: 31 Promises to Speak Over Your Life, which offers a series of affirmations to help individuals be successful in their everyday lives. In an exclusive interview with CP at his Barnes and Noble […]

via:christianpost Salaries for megachurch pastors have increased over the last two years after a short period of stagnation, a new report reveals.  According to the 2012 Large Church Salary Report by Leadership Network, senior pastor salaries rose about 2 percent per year for the last two years. These pastors were found, for the most part, […]

  via:christianpost   A megachurch in Phoenix, Ariz., kicked off a clean water campaign today by having its college students walk for 12 miles across the city to raise money to build water wells in developing countries.  Palmcroft Church is behind a campaign to raise thousands of dollars to bring clean water to those in […]

via:christianpost James MacDonald, mega-church pastor of Harvest Bible Chapel in the Chicago suburbs, publicly announced his resignation as a council member of The Gospel Coalition on Tuesday due to his “methodological convictions.”  “I have very different views on how to relate to the broader church and how the gospel must impact every relationship,” he revealed […]

The pastor of a Rockdale County megachurch has publicly announced he is gay. Jim Swilley, bishop of Conyers’ Church in the Now, said he hopes his coming out will change attitudes toward homosexuality. “I know a lot of straight people think it is a choice. It is not,” Swilley said. Swilley, 52, founded the church […]