Outreach is known for its annual “100” issue that honors the fastest-growing and largest churches in the United States. This year, the magazine added a new recognition, the “100+ Reproducing Churches in America,” and a Free Methodist congregation — Light & Life Christian Fellowship in Long Beach, California — received significant coverage for its multiplication efforts.
Light & Life Lead Pastor Larry Walkemeyer is quoted extensively in the article “The Church Multiplication Challenge” that appears in the print and online editions of the “100” issue, and the magazine’s website includes a profile of the congregation, “Becoming a ‘River’ Church: Light & Life Christian Fellowship.”
The “100” issue isn’t the first time that Light & Life has captured Outreach’s attention this year. In fact, in the magazine’s previous issue, Walkemeyer was quoted in an article about church legacy.1