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The Fatherhood Movement

06. 9.2014
That will be our overall message: To reach for the stars no matter what your situation. Will there be obstacles? Yes. Will it be easy?...
Joel Osteen Says He's Not A Prosperity Minister

Joel Osteen Says He's Not A Prosperity Minister

Yasmine Hafiz  06. 2.2014
Megachurch pastor Joel Osteen and his wife and co-pastor of Victoria of Lakewood Church joined HuffPost Live host Marc Lamont Hill to...
Joel Osteen: Being Against Gay Marriage Is 'Not My Core Message'

Joel Osteen: Being Against Gay Marriage Is 'Not My Core Message'

Ryan Buxton  06. 2.2014
Pastor Joel Osteen doesn't approve of gay marriage, but he doesn't want that single viewpoint to define his ministry. During a conversation...
Over $600,000 In Donations Stolen From Osteen's Megachurch

Over $600,000 In Donations Stolen From Osteen's Megachurch

03.11.2014
The safe of Lakewood Church in Houston, Tex., was burgled on Sunday, to the tune of over $600,000 in cash, checks, and credit card information,...
Finding the Next Joel Osteen: Keys to Selecting a New Spiritual CEO

Finding the Next Joel Osteen: Keys to Selecting a New Spiritual CEO

02. 4.2014
Religious communities calling a new pastor, rabbi or imam do not get the same public attention focused on the choice of the next king of...

Self-Help and the Gospel

11. 6.2013
The problem with the self-help gospel is that it expects nothing from us. In the end, it leaves us unfulfilled. And it stands far removed...
Uh, You Might Want To Rethink That

Uh, You Might Want To Rethink That

11. 1.2013
If one were to compile a list of The Seven Wonders of the Social Media World (and we're sure someone is already on that), standing shoulder...
Joel Osteen: 'Absolutely' God Accepts Gay People

Joel Osteen: 'Absolutely' God Accepts Gay People

10. 2.2013
Joel Osteen is a phenomenon. A mega-church pastor, televangelist, senior minister of Lakewood Church, and social media monster, the Rev....
The False Promise of the Prosperity Gospel: Why I Called Out Joel Osteen and Joyce Meyer

The False Promise of the Prosperity Gospel: Why I Called Out Joel Osteen and Joyce Meyer

08.21.2013
When I was a kid I could tell the difference between the kids who wanted to be my friend from the kids who were my friends so that they...
Calling Out Celebrity Christianity & Counterfeit Justice

Calling Out Celebrity Christianity & Counterfeit Justice

07. 3.2013
It's the age-old prosperity gospel bait and switch. And really, it's "We wanna be the 1 percent!" Christianity, with the cheering crowd...

Huffington This Week: Answered Prayers, Broken Promises

06. 7.2013
This week, Bianca Bosker puts the spotlight on Joel Osteen's efforts to spread God's word through social media, and Ryan J. Reilly looks...

Huffington Issue 52

06. 3.2013
In this week’s issue of Huffington, we take you inside evangelical megapastor Joel Osteen's massive social media operation, designed...
Inside An Evangelical Megapastor's Massive Soul-Saving Social Media Machine

Inside An Evangelical Megapastor's Massive Soul-Saving Social Media Machine

Bianca Bosker  05. 8.2013
MIAMI -- Halfway through megapastor Joel Osteen’s sermon at Marlins Park stadium, seven frazzled people sitting in a press box overlooking...
WATCH: Joel Osteen Responds To Boston Bombing

WATCH: Joel Osteen Responds To Boston Bombing

04.19.2013
Pastor Joel Osteen joined HuffPost Live Hosts Marc Lamont-Hill and Alicia Menendez to talk about the horrific events in Boston, and how...