American Mega Madness is becoming the norm as more and more churches are judged by numbers in the pews instead of the proclamation of the gospel and the sacraments. Unfortunately, as this video points out, prosperity and financial success are seen as indicators of a ministry's validity rather than the preaching of Christ and His office as King, Judge and Savior. Sad to say this NY Times Article points this out as well as the video below.
For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears. (II Timothy 4:3)