TRBC after Falwell Sr.: Church continues to grow | WSLS 10

How has Thomas Road Baptist Church changed in the five years since the death of its founder?In some ways, current pastor Jonathan Falwell is quick to point out, very little. … For visitors to the church on an average Sunday, however, that’s hard to imagine. Walking down the hallway leading from the expansive front doors to the 6,000-seat sanctuary is like strolling through a shopping mall, complete with bookstore, coffee shop and a booth manned by a smiling young man named Anthony. The sign above him reads, “Life Groups.” . . . Another sign designates a place for kids to be dropped off for their own Sunday school. Meanwhile, over on the Liberty Universitycampus, a youth-oriented service attracts those who prefer their music with a stronger beat and a younger message. There is a Hispanic church and a Korean church, both of which have found a Sunday home in recent years at the old sanctuary onThomas Road.And 70 miles away in Danville, Jonathan Falwell’s sermon is simulcast to a satellite in both senses of the word congregation.

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