Pastor Joel Osteen

  Joel Osteen does not believe that churches should shy away from politics, states a source close to the best-selling author and pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. Donald Iloff Jr., senior executive for Joel Osteen Ministries and brother-in-law of pastor Osteen, told The Christian Post that Osteen “doesn’t really believe” all churches should shun political […]

Steve Harvey, the host and comedian, welcomed televangelist Joel Osteen to his hit daytime self-titled talk show recently to question if God has a sense of humor. Osteen, the 50-year-old Pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, said he believed God does indeed have a humorous sentiment. “I do. I think he has a sense […]

Joel Osteen, pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, and the bestselling author of books like Your Best Life Now and I Declare: 31 Promises to Speak Over Your Life, has been dubbed “the smiling preacher” due to his toothy smile and upbeat attitude. Here are a few facts about Pastor Osteen and his ministry you might not know. 1. […]

  Joel Osteen is best-known for being the megapastor who has more money than any of us are going to make in a lifetime.  He is 50 years old and runs the Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas.  But here are a few things about Osteen that you may not know.  Some of this may surprise […]

  Joel Osteen is a phenomenon. A mega-church pastor, televangelist, senior minister of Lakewood Church, and social media monster, the Rev. Osteen now has a new book called Break Out: 5 Keys to Go Beyond Your Barriers and Live an Extraordinary Life. The spiritual star dropped by HuffPost Live to talk with host Josh Zepps […]

    Joel Osteen, senior pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, the largest and one of the most diverse churches in the U.S., is releasing his newest book, Break Out! 5 Keys to Go Beyond Your Barriers and Live an Extraordinary Life, next week. In his book, Osteen reveals biblical and personal examples of God’s […]

  The Joel Osteen iPhone app is proving to be a popular tool and has already been downloaded over 50,000 times since its release last week, a spokesperson for Lakewood Church in Texas revealed. “It reached #41 overall out of over 400,000 free apps, ranking ahead of Spotify, Netflix, Facebook, Groupon, Pinterest and Pandora, among others,” […]

  Bishop T.D. Jakes and pastor Joel Osteen in a promotional video for Megafest 2013 in Dallas, Texas. Two of America’s most popular megachurch pastors, Joel Osteen of Lakewood Church and T.D. Jakes of The Potter’s House, both in Texas, are joining forces for the annual family-themed three-day conference called MegaFest. “MegaFest is a family-friendly […]

Joel Osteen, senior pastor of the 40,000-member Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, spoke with The Christian Post on Friday at Marlins Park baseball stadium in Miami, Fla. – one day before his scheduled America’s Night of Hope event – to talk about his life in ministry, how to respond when bad things happen to good […]

  The Trinity Broadcasting Network announced that it is partnering once again with Joel and Victoria Osteen to broadcast the Lakewood Church ministers’ annual “America’s Night of Hope” praise and worship event, being held this year at Marlin’s Park in Miami, Fla. “Over the past several years TBN has been honored to partner with Joel […]

Thousands are expected to gather in Miami, Fla., next week at the 5th annual “America’s Night of Hope” with Joel and Victoria Osteen of Lakewood Church, one of several events that also will see youths descend on the city in service before culminating in a night of celebration and hope at Marlins Park. The main […]

Megachurch pastor Joel Osteen has responded to the Internet hoax that claimed he was leaving Christianity by saying that he has not allowed it to trouble him too much. “You know, I’m really not angry. I don’t feel like a victim,” Osteen told ABC News Monday night, saying that he found the hoax mildly amusing. “I feel […]