Coordinates: 32°57′48″N 97°02′00″W / 32.963352°N 97.033224°W / 32.963352; -97.033224 Fellowship Church (FC) is an evangelical Christian megachurch located in Grapevine, Texas, a suburb of Fort Worth, that is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. FC is one of the largest and fastest-growing churches in the United States, with an estimated attendance exceeding 20,000. FC's pastor is Ed Young (the son of the equally-famous pastor of Second Baptist Church in Houston), who has pastored the church since shortly after its opening.
Though Fellowship is officially a member of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), as part of the "seeker sensitive" movement, it does not publicize its ties with the SBC and is not actively involved in SBC affairs.
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... been the focus of several news stories, interviews and other media coverages since Fellowship Church began in 1990 ... In 2008, Young’s “7 Days of Sex Challenge,” which he issued to the married couples of Fellowship, attracted worldwide media attention in publications ... Young is living a much more lavish lifestyle than his church members and the public knew ...
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