- an independent church with a very large membership in regular attendance, focusing on an evangelical or conservative Christian theology and offering a variety of educational and social activities.
Also called seeker church.
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Examples from the Web for megachurch
On Tuesday, the SBC voted to elect Arkansas megachurch pastor Ronnie Floyd as its next president.Southern Baptists Take Baby Steps Away from the Culture Wars
June 14, 2014
When megachurch pastor Rick Warren launched a dieting initiative in 2011, more than 12,000 people signed up on the first day.Is American Christianity Becoming a Workout Cult?
April 27, 2014
The frat-boy Calvinist megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll has drawn attention for his brash stage manner and his graphic sex advice.Can Nadia Bolz-Weber Resurrect Liberal Christianity?
Jonathan D. Fitzgerald
November 24, 2013
There are many sides to American megachurch pastor Rick Warren.Rick Warren’s Troubling Africa Mission
September 14, 2013
From P. Diddy to megachurch pastor Joel Osteen, no one was safe from a T.D. Jakes telephone call asking for a favor for his film.Inside Jumping the Broom's Surprise Success
May 12, 2011
- 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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