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The 15 largest Charlotte churches, by membership and attendance

This article was updated August 2018. Charlotte was once known as the “City of Churches,” and it’s not uncommon to still be asked which one...

In a city full of cranes, the former “Ski Slope Church” preaches that its demolition is different

The staff at SouthPark Church has heard the criticism. That they’ve sold out. That they’ve destroyed the place where couples were wed, babies were...

Salvation Army preserves Uptown low-income housing through $11 million sale

The Salvation Army has sold an aging Uptown apartment community for low-income seniors. But in a twist on what’s typical in Charlotte, Booth Gardens in...

Remembering Billy Graham — evangelist, ‘America’s pastor’ and world’s most admired Charlottean

World-famous evangelist and “America’s Pastor” Billy Graham died Wednesday morning at age 99. Graham was born in 1918 on a dairy farm near what is now...

As Charlotte battles social injustice, churches are stepping up to the plate

Nearly half of the people living in Charlotte attend church regularly. The city is the birthplace of evangelist Billy Graham, and we’ve been ranked the...

Meet the 36-year-old behind the signature sound of Dilworth

If you live anywhere in Dilworth, you have probably heard them. On Sunday mornings, a few minutes before and after each service, hymns float from the Covenant...

How much should Steven Furtick make? The Bible gives a literal suggestion

Editor’s note: This op-ed is in response to a story calling on Elevation Church to disclose Pastor Steven Furtick’s pay, but saying he is justified...

How two Charlotte churches are trying to create a true sanctuary for people with special needs

Inclusion and interaction are top of mind for two well-known Charlotte churches hoping to boost services that will meet the needs of members with an array of...

This minister in his 20s is leaving his mark on Charlotte’s church community

Tyson Coughlin is young, Southern and preaches in a T-shirt. He is the pastor you will want to know about before his church becomes 20 campuses and a video...

5 things non-Muslims should know about Ramadan in Charlotte

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for Muslims worldwide — and the estimated 10,000 who live in Charlotte. Ramadan is the holiest month in...

Why Charlotte ONE has moved from a church to the Visulite

Charlotte ONE is a Christian organization aiming to meet people where they are. There is no pressure, no Bible-beating and best of all – no early morning...

Where do you go to church? Maybe try a saloon

Years ago, it was common to ask people where they went to church. Today, the question sounds more like “…do you have a place of worship?” or “…what...