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Joel Osteen: Six Hecklers Removed from Sunday Service Amid Fears of Recent Charleston Church Shooting

Joel Osteen preaches to the masses each Sunday at Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, but this weekend found his sermon interrupted by hecklers. Six people were escorted from the worship service by security. Anwar Richardson, his wife, and small son attended Joel Osteen’s Sunday service this weekend. He spoke with Houston’s ABC13 News about what happened. “The praise and worship …

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Joel Osteen, Lakewood Mega-Church Pastor, Recalls Beer-Infused First Date With Wife

Joel Osteen, the well-known pastor of Lakewood Church, recalled the Houston Rockets’ back-to-back NBA championships on the 20-year anniversary of the team’s first title in 1995 and remembers his first date with his wife that became a little beer-infused. Joel Osteen, who now preaches in the Summit and Compaq Arena that was once home court for the Rockets, recalled the …

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Joel Osteen Urges Gratitude, Not Just on Christmas

Joel Osteen, senior pastor of the Lakewood mega-church in Houston, Texas, urges people to express gratitude each and every day of their lives–and not just on Christmas Day. In a recent interview, Osteen said he never dreamed he would be a minister, or head a flock of more than 43,000 believers, but he has grown to appreciate God’s plan. “One …

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Joel Osteen ‘Sirius’ About His Ministry

Joel Osteen has long been serious about his ministry, and now he is ‘Sirius’ about it, too. The pastor of the Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas–the largest Protestant church in the United States–now has his own SiriusXM channel to help him spread his messages. Osteen preaches to an average of 40,000 people every week at the megachurch and his sermons …

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Joel Osteen Doesn’t Want Anti-Gay Stance To Define His Ministry

Pastor Joel Osteen is open about his disapproval of gay marriage, but he does not want his opinion to define his whole ministry. During a talk with Osteen and his wife Victoria, HuffPost Live’s Marc Lamont Hill asked him if gay marriage goes against the rules of Christianity. Osteen told Hill, “It would be, but I don’t really focus on …

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Joel Osteen To Bring His Message To SiriusXM Subscribers This Fall

Joel Osteen is one of the most famous evangelical Christians in America today. His books often top the New York Times bestsellers list for several weeks and many people have found inspiration in his words. Now SiriusXM subscribers will be able to experience all Osteen has to offer and then some with a new radio station. SiriusXM and Joel Osteen …

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Joel Osteen: $600,000 Stolen From Church Safe

Joel Osteen is known for his gigantic church and huge following. Lakewood Church was broken into over the weekend and as much as $600,000 in cash and checks were stolen from a safe inside the church. The safe also contained the credit card information of several church congregants. A church employee became aware of the break in on Monday morning …

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Joel Osteen: Lakewood Church Robbed of $600,000 in Tithes

Joel Osteen is the pastor of the Lakewood Church in Houston. His sermons inspire people around the globe. There is clearly one–maybe more than one–person who hasn’t felt that inspiration, however, because the mega-church was robbed over the weekend of $600,000 in member’s and visitor’s tithes. Cash, checks and credit card payments were stolen from the Houston church’s safe over …

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Megachurch Thieves: Joel Osteen’s Church Out $600K

You have to be pretty desperate to steal money from a church, but that’s exactly what happened at Joel Osteen‘s megachurch in Houston over the weekend. Around $600,000 in checks and cash was stolen from a safe at the Lakewood location sometime between 2:30 p.m. Sunday and 8:30 a.m. Monday. Police spokesman, Kese Smith, said $200,000 in cash and $400,000 …

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Joel Osteen: Hoax Hasn’t Upset Him, “Nothing Has Changed”

Earlier this week, a late April Fool’s hoax made its debut, alleging that popular U.S. pastor Joel Osteen had renounced Christianity. Osteen is the pastor of a mega-church in Houston, Texas, and has a worldwide broadcast ministry that has made him one of the most recognizable Christian figures in the U.S. The elaborate hoax involved a fake blog, YouTube videos, …

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