Each weekend, 18,000 people gather at one of Eagle Brook Church’s five locations outside St. Paul, Minn., to hear pastors preach family-friendly sermons on avoiding excuses and learning to forgive. Senior Pastor Bob Merritt at the Lino Lakes campus is pictured here. Photo courtesy Eagle Brook Church

Each weekend, 18,000 people gather at one of Eagle Brook Church’s five locations outside St. Paul, Minn., to hear pastors preach family-friendly sermons on avoiding excuses and learning to forgive. Senior Pastor Bob Merritt at the Lino Lakes campus is pictured here. Photo courtesy Eagle Brook Church