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The Failure Of The Megachurch

Tim Suttle | Posted 11.13.2011 | Religion
Tim Suttle

If the church is the body of Christ, then the mega-church is a body on steroids... For a church to become that abnormally large it has to make use of such artificial means that it actually ceases to be a healthy church model.

Starbucks CEO Cancels Megachurch Speech, Pastor Denies Anti-Gay Stance

AP | Posted 10.11.2011 | Chicago

RACHEL ZOLL, Associated Press NEW YORK — Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz cancelled an appearance at one of the most prominent megachurches in the co...

Why Willow Creek Severed Ties With Ex-Gay Ministry Exodus International

Rev. Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 09.21.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love

Today is a red letter day at Soulforce. One of the organizations with whom we have worked has finally ended its formal relationship with the "gay conversion" ministry Exodus International.

Willow Creek Chicago Pastor Steve Wu Resigns Over 'Sexual Impurity'

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (AP) -- A pastor of a Chicago-area megachurch has left his post after what church officials call "sexual impurity." A statemen...

Barack Obama and the (progressive) Religious Revival

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Barack Obama's transition team is ringing in the New Year with a series of meetings with religious groups. It is striking that the names that dominat...