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Yoido Full Gospel: The Biggest Megachurch

The Yoido Full Gospel Church in Seoul, South Korea, holds seven services each Sunday, for 200,000 worshippers. The main sanctuary seats 21,000, and services are translated into 16 languages to accommodate visitors. People come, Pastor Cho says, because he meets their needs with the Gospel. In a 7½-minute news video produced for Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, correspondent Lucky Severson explores the growth of the church from five members in 1958 to its current 800,000-member size. One key to growth, according to the Rev. Cho, was his early incorporation of women in leadership roles. 

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