(HEREANDNOW.WBUR.ORG) — Houston’s Lakewood Church is the largest church in the country, with around 40,000 people coming to services there each week.
“I never really planned on having a big church,” pastor Joel Osteen told Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson. “We didn’t want to turn people away. People kept coming and we thought, ‘OK, let’s just build a bigger place.'”
Hobson is broadcasting from KUHF in Houston this week. This is the latest in our View From The Top series of conversations.
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