Updated at 8:56 a.m., Thursday, July 19, 2007
Hawaii's New Hope makes national megachurch list
Advertiser StaffChurch 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.