Archives for May 7, 2012

Theological thoughts about “megachurches”

The question of megachurches arises frequently. Recently someone here reported that an influential Baptist seminary president asked whether megachurches are the new liberalism. I'm not sure what that even means. "Megachurch" is a sociological phenomenon with theological implications. "Liberalism" (in this context, anyway) is a theological phenomenon. I am not aware of any sociological phenomenon called "liberalism" (when "liberalism" is used theologically). So, the question itself puzzles me. … [Read more...]