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125k square foot church still empty

$12.5 million will get you a 125,000 square foot megachurch building situated on 51 acres in beautiful Johnson County, KS.  You’ll get a 1,400 seat sanctuary, a huge kitchen, a coffee shop, indoor playland, basketball courts and more.

The bank foreclosed on First Family Church in Overland Park over three months ago, but the property is turning out to be a hard sell.  While the building is beautiful, it is really functional only as… well, a really big church.

So… if you’re in the market to start a megachurch in Kansas… this could be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.

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2 Responses to “ “125k square foot church still empty”

  1. Dan Smith says:

    I hate to say it, but wow…what a slap in the face. Way to go American Church, for making completely backwards decisions about money. I wonder how soon they’ll offer a Dave Ramsey class at wherever the church meets now.

    In Dallas, the First Baptist Church spent a gargantuan amount for a new building. What is wrong with us? For the amount we spend on churches, we could put dozens of new missionaries in the field overseas. Pathetic. Just pathetic.

  2. Pastor Shane says:

    Tonight I had a “down on their luck” family ask me why churches spend so much money on buildings they only use a few hours a week….
    When counseling people out of work that can’t find anywhere to even turn in a job application, let alone get an interview, I find the overall perception of “church” is negative.
    Granted, not all churches turn their resources IN and neglect those in need but our economy is opening a lot of doors for ministry.

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