megachurch


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meg·a·church

 (mĕg′ə-chûrch′)
n.
A large, usually nondenominational worship group, especially one formed as an offshoot of a Protestant church.

megachurch

(ˈmɛɡəˌtʃɜːtʃ)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) US a church, usually Protestant, with a very large congregation, typically housed in a complex offering sophisticated multimedia presentations and a range of secular facilities and services
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Moving from tiny New York City communal collectives to a hip, youth-focused evangelical church in Houston and then to a megachurch with traditional, white, misogynistic, and anti-LGBTQ+ Baptist roots, Hammon describes finding Christianity as a young artist in a way that bursts with feeling.
If you prefer to worship anonymously then maybe a megachurch or watching a television evangelist is best.
--Justin Bieber, who attends Hillsong, an Australian megachurch, but says he does not consider himself "religious" (Insider)
We see giant hunks of marble being mined and cut in the ancient Carrara quarries of Tuscany, Italy; a megachurch built to seat a million people in Lagos, Nigeria; and otherworldly, green-hued lithium lakes in Chile.
The first South Korean megachurch to be inherited by its founder's son was the Chunghyun Presbyterian Church in 1997, and several more followed suit in subsequent years, triggering mounting public criticism.
With eight locations and over 25,000 members in the Chicago area, Willow Creek is thought to be the fifth largest megachurch in the US.
Though the drop is modest--a majority still view Israel positively--it has caught the eye of Christian megachurch pastors, private groups in the U.S.
Rumor has it that the 24-year-old pop star, who joined the Pentecostal megachurch Hillsong in 2014, is now working on a new album fitting of a man with a renewed faith.
Specifically, Ronald wants the money he feels is due him from his family, and when his mother, who raised him as a secular humanist, dies, he expects to finally get it and start his own megachurch, where he feels the real money is.
Teenager Melanie recounts her life as an outsider in a small town run by the leaders of a conservative megachurch. Her lack of religious conviction has led her to befriend the only Wiccan in high school, leading to both girls being the subjects of much ridicule.
While on the one hand in Texas, US, Joel Osteen's megachurch did not open its doors to those in need, I am happy to see people from all faiths in India working together.
OVER in flood-devastated Houston a millionaire TV evangelist refused to open his megachurch to shelter those made homeless by Hurricane Harvey.