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David Brooks of The New York Times has written a piece about wealth and the church in these days of economic uncertainty. In it he features the views of a young pastor, David Platt:

“Platt’s first target is the megachurch itself. Americans have built themselves multimillion-dollar worship palaces, he argues. These have become like corporations, competing for market share by offering social centers, child-care programs, first-class entertainment and comfortable, consumer Christianity.”

I don’t buy his conclusions, but I thought the observations made by Platt with regard to mega-churches were right on the mark. I thought it was also rather intriguing that Brooks thought it worthwhile to write a column about it. Here’s the link:

The Gospel of Wealth

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