Megachurches in the SBC

August 23, 2013
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Podcast Episode #019

For the past few years, I’ve shared a list here at ThomRainer.com of the largest churches in the SBC (2010, 2011, 2012). It’s a perennial top post because, no matter your opinion of megachurches, there is a certain fascination that surrounds the megachurch phenomenon. While megachurches are not new, they are more prominent than ever. And the big ones have gotten even larger.
Jonathan and I review the top ten largest churches in the SBC. We also discuss this growing fascination with megachurches and what they mean for smaller churches that might sit in their shadows. At the end of the show, we look back to 1992 and the top 10 churches and see that while the sizes might have changed, many of the names have not.

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