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The Honolulu Advertiser

Updated at 8:56 a.m., Thursday, July 19, 2007

Hawaii's New Hope makes national megachurch list

Advertiser Staff

Church Report magazine has listed one Hawai'i church among its "50 most influential churches in America" category, created by John Vaughan, who tracks Christian megachurches.

New Hope Christian Fellowship, with pastor Wayne Cordeiro, ranked as No. 20 on the list.

The No. 1 church was Bill Hybels' Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Ill. Second was Rick Warren's Saddleback Church, in Lake Forest, Calif.