Posts Tagged ‘Mega Church’

Lessons from the largest parish in the United States

Thursday, July 27th, 2017
St Matthew's Charlotte

“Pat!” Msgr. John McSweeney calls down the hall. Two heads poke out of two offices, and two replies of “Yes?” come back to him. “This is nothing,” the correct Pat says as she walks me down the hall. “We had eight Pats in the office at one point, and two of them were priests.” A Read more

Mega-Church founder becomes Roman Catholic

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Ulf Ekman, the founder of the Word of Life mega-church in Sweden, is to become Roman Catholic. Ekman called his conversion a “personal journey” and said it was not his agenda to unite Word of Life with the Catholic Church. Continue reading   Related Posts:Australians search for answers to Plenary Council’s…Former Archbishop of Canterbury acknowledges Read more

What’s a Faith-Healing Congregation to Do When Measles Hits?

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

There has been The outbreak of measles in a faith-healing megachurch Eagle Mountain International Church. EMIC co-pastor Terri Copeland Pearsons denied that she ever opposed vaccination (which is pretty much true. Her co-pastor and husband George Pearsons attributed the end of the measles outbreak not to vaccines, but to a two-minute long communal prayer he Read more

Churches struggling in tough market

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Churchgoers are flocking to mega churches or “sheds” on the North Shore leaving traditional churches struggling to survive.

Modern Christian churches City Impact, Windsor Park Baptist and Harbourside are thriving, leaving historic local churches broke and empty.

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