Matt Chandler's youthful take on that old-time religion, at Flower Mound's Village Church.
“I have got something that God has entrusted me with, and I have to make the most of it in helping other people.”
The fastest-growing church in the world. The biggest congregation this side of the Vatican. The highest ratings of any religious broadcaster. One of the best-selling religious books in years. Can Joel Osteen get an “Amen”?
Since the late eighties, dozens of big churches in Texas have put rapid growth ahead of financial health. Austin’s Great Hills Baptist is only the latest to pay the price.