While megachurches are no better than the thousands of small Godly churches across America and around the world, they are the spiritual phenomenon of the 21st century and have tremendous resources to reach as many people as possible for Christ. For that reason, we are providing a list of 50 “top" churches in the United States, with links to their websites.
3. Saddleback Church, Lake Forest, Calif. — Rick Warren. His book, "Purpose Driven Life," is second only to the Bible in non-fiction best-sellers.
4. Potter’s House, Dallas, Texas — T.D. Jakes.
5. Lakewood Church, Houston, Texas — Joel Osteen.
6. Willow Creek Community Church, Chicago, Ill. — Bill Hybels.
7. Life.Church, Oklahoma City, Okla. — Life.Church is actually the largest church in America. The facility's weekly attendance across its nationwide campuses regularly pushes 100,000 people, and its “online church" at least doubles that.
8. Hillsong Church, New York and Los Angeles — Brian and Bobbie Houston.
9. Gateway Church, Dallas, Texas — Pastor Robert Morris.
10. North Point Community Church, Atlanta, Ga. — Andy Stanley.
11. Shadow Mountain Community Church, San Diego, Calif. —Dr. David Jeremiah.
12. FaithChurch.com, St. Louis, Mo., —David and Nicole Crank.
13. Prestonwood Baptist Church, Plano, Texas — Dr. Jack Graham.
14. Thomas Road Baptist Church, Lynchburg, Va. — Jonathan Falwell, the son of the late Rev. Jerry Falwell.
15. New Season Christian Worship Center, Sacramento, Calif. — Rev. Samuel Rodriquez.
16. Christian Cultural Center, New York, N.Y. — Rev. Dr. A. R. Bernard.
17. Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York, N.Y. — Dr. Tim Keller.
18. Cross Church, Springdale, Ark. —Dr. Ronnie Floyd.
19. New Life Covenant Church, Chicago, Ill. — Pastor Choco de Jesus.
20. City Church, Seattle and Los Angeles — Judah Smith.
21. Phoenix First Assembly and Angelus Temple, Phoenix and Los Angeles —Tommy, Luke, and Matthew Barnett.
22. Newspring Church, Anderson, S.C. — Perry Noble.
23. Southeast Christian Church, Louisville, Ky. —Dave Stone.
24. Harvest Christian Fellowship, Riverside, Calif. — Greg Laurie.
25. West Angeles Church of God in Christ, Los Angeles, Calif. — Bishop Charles Blake.
26. Christ Fellowship Church, West Palm Beach, Fla. —Tom and Todd Mullins.
27. Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship, Dallas, Texas — Dr. Tony Evans.
28. Harvest Bible Chapel, Chicago, Ill. — James MacDonald.
29. First Baptist Dallas, Dallas, Tex. — Dr. Robert Jeffress.
30. Bayside Church, Sacramento, Calif. — Ray Johnston.
31. Skyline Community Church, San Diego, Calif. — Dr. Jim Garlow.
32. Elevation Church, Charlotte, N.C. — Steven Furtick.
33. Church of the Highlands, Birmingham, Ala. — Chris Hodges.
34. National Community Church, Washington, D.C. — Mark Batterson.
35. Second Baptist Church Houston, Houston, Texas — Dr. Ed Young.
36. Cornerstone Church, San Antonio, Texas — Dr. John Hagee.
37. Fellowship Church, Dallas, Texas.
38. The Summit Church, Raleigh, N.C. — J.D. Greear.
39. First Baptist of Glenarden, Landover, Md. — Pastor John K. Jenkins Sr.
40. Calvary of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, N.M. — Skip Heitzig.
41. McLean Bible Church, McLean, Va.
42. First Baptist Houston, Houston, Texas — Greg Matte and Beth Moore.
43. The Village Church, Dallas, Texas — Matt Chandler.
44. Northland, Orlando, Fla. — Joel Hunter.
45. Passion City Church, Atlanta, Ga. — Louie and Shelley Giglio.
46. Oak Hills Church, San Antonio, Texas — Max Lucado and Randy Frazee.
47. First Baptist Church of Woodstock, Woodstock, Ga. — Johnny Hunt.
48. World Harvest Church, Columbus, Ohio — Pastor Rod Parsley.
49. Free Chapel, Gainesville, Ga., and Irvine, Calif. —Jentezen Franklin.
50. First Baptist Church, Atlanta, Ga. — Dr. Charles Stanley.
51. Bel Air Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, Calif.