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Megachurches as Minitowns

The churches have even become alternative employers. At the Brentwood Baptist Church in Houston, a McDonald’s will open this month, complete with a drive-in window and small golden arches. Part of its goal is to create jobs for young people and the elderly, while offering a predominantly middle-class black congregation another reason to linger on church grounds. … Thanks Coop for this article, and please cross-reference with my article in the next Next-Wave….also here