Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Could It Happen Here?

Could this tongue-in-cheek story about a megachurch taking over Idaho be prophetic?

Somebody better start monitoring Lakewood Church!

8 comments:

St. Casserole said...

Funny!

the reverend mommy said...

We picked up on the same story! How funny!

will spotts said...

This is hilarious.

Of course, you laugh now, but in medieval Europe it wouldn't have been so far fetched . . .

will spotts said...

Did you happen to read this story on that site?

http://larknews.com/june_2005/secondary.php?page=5

Quotidian Grace said...

Will, thanks for the tip about that story. May hit too close to home down here...

will spotts said...

I think it does everywhere.

will spotts said...

You might be interested to know Lakewood was named one of the 50 most influential churches in America.

Saddleback was top. Lakewood ranked about 5th, I think.

will spotts said...

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/article305229.ece

Ther is an article in the Independent about Joel Osteen.

The title of the article is, "Jesus Inc. Welcome to the world's biggest church" .