Saturday, March 04, 2006

50 Most Influential Christians in America

I am an active viewer of Daystar Television Network , the fastest growing and 2nd largest Christian Television Network in the world. It was at their web site, I found ‘The 50 Most Influential Christians in America’. I thought I would share this information with you today just in case you may not have seen it.

The Church Report Magazine:

The Church Report, a magazine for church business administrators, received 150,000 nominations from Christians across America and around the world. To keep this a little short, I am just providing the top 10, you can view the entire list at the site provided below.

1) Bishop T.D. Jakes – The Potters House. Dallas, TX

2) Joel Osteen – Lakewood’s Television Outreach Ministry. Houston, TX

3) Rev. Billy Graham – Billy Graham’s Evangelistic Association. Charlotte, NC

4) Dr. Rick Warren – Saddleback Church (Author of New York Times #1 best seller, ‘The Purpose Driven Life”). Lake Forest, CA

5) Bill Hybels – Willow Creek Community Church. South Barrington, IL

6) Paul Crouch – Trinity Broadcasting Network, Santa Ana, CA

7) Joyce Meyer – Joyce Meyer Ministries. Fenton, MO

8) George W. Bush - USA President. Washington, DC

9) James C Dobson, PH.D – Focus On Family. Colorado Springs, CO

10) Chuck Colson – Prison Fellowship Ministries. Lansdowne, VA

The entire list can be found at (NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS)

I was very pleased to see four of my favorite ministers on the Top 10: Bishop T.D. Jakes, Joel Osteen, Dr. Rick Warren and Joyce Meyer.

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