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10 Famous Megachurch Founders and the Story Behind Them


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Sophie
- 2530 days ago - theologydegreesonline.com
The list in the article has briefly summarizes some of the more prominent megachurch founders out there, focusing mainly on their relationships with the congregations they started rather than their public humiliations.



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Daffy McGee (276)
Wednesday October 20, 2010, 9:30 pm
Noted and Thank You.
Hugzzzz,
Daffy:)
 

Rev. Dr. Kaye S (45)
Wednesday October 20, 2010, 9:59 pm
I have a great respect for Megachurch Pastors, they have been touched by God in order to do what they have done. We are all humans, we all make mistakes. If only we could accomplish the wonderful things that they have.
 

gail dair (0)
Thursday October 21, 2010, 12:42 am
noted ty
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday October 21, 2010, 11:07 am
noted, but I still expect our pastors to be examples of the morality they espouse.
 

(0)
Thursday October 21, 2010, 2:39 pm
I think to many of them don't practice what they preach and are total hypocrites hiding behind a phony veil.
 

(0)
Thursday October 21, 2010, 2:41 pm
ugh...typo....I meant that I think TOO many of them...... I have a new computer and the keyboard seems very stiff....and the F is loose thanks to my cat!
 

Norm C (74)
Thursday October 21, 2010, 7:54 pm
Schuller's Crystal Cathedral just filed for bankruptcy protection.

According to former members of the church that Jerry Falwell took over before he moved on to the Thomas Road Baptist Church, he was always power mad and unethical.

I remember a service I attended in Milwaukee, WI, at the new "megachurch" on the west side in 1980 or '81. It was the most chilling experience I have ever had in a church. The pastor portrayed himself as Christ-like. The service was all about obedience to the word according to the pastor. I never went back.
 

Terry B (649)
Friday October 22, 2010, 5:19 am
What about the largest and most ridiculous of them all: polygamist child molester Joey Smith, Junior's absurd Mormon bunch that believes this dimwit found a bunch of brass plaques in New York State that were buried by "god".

The tallest building in Salt Lake City, towering high above the "Temple" (closed to everyone but the paid-up initiates) is the skyscraper that is the office building of the Moron -- er, Mormon -- church.

And there's the statute of Brigand Young, Joey's successor, with his back to the Temple and hand out toward the bank
 

Gary C (5)
Friday October 22, 2010, 10:13 am
noted thankyou....
 
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