2006-JAN-21: List of most influential Evangelical Christians
during 2005:The Church Report Magazine announced their list of the
50 most influential Christians in America during last year. They compiled the
list based on the opinions of visitors to their web site and of subscribers to
their magazine. The top ten were:
Bishop T.D. Jakes of the Potter's House in Dallas, TX
Joel Osteen of Lakewood Church in Houston, TX
Billy Graham of the Billy Graham Evangelistic
Association of Charlotte, NC
Dr. Rick Warren of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, CA
Bill Hybels of Willow Creek Community Church in South
Paul Crouch of Trinity Broadcasting Network in Santa
Joyce Meyer, Joyce Meyer Ministries of Fenton, MO
George W. Bush, President of the U.S.
Dr. James C. Dobson, Focus on the Family, Colorado
Church Colson of Prison Fellowship Ministries in
All are conservative Protestants. This probably reflects the
religious affiliation of their site visitors and subscribers.
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