Joel Osteen is a pastor and author. He is the senior pastor of Lakewood Church, a megachurch in Houston, Texas.
Osteen’s ministry reaches over seven million viewers weekly through his weekly televised sermons and other televised appearances; over six million followers on social media; and over 20 million online streams monthly of his sermons, radio programs, books and music. He has written nine New York Times Best Sellers: Your Best Life Now (2004), Become a Better You (2007), It’s Your Time (2009), Turning Damage into Destiny (2011), Break Out: 5 Keys to Go Beyond Your Barriers and Live an Extraordinary Life (2012), Become a Positive Force in Your Child’s Life (2013), Miracles Happen When You Believe (2014), Guide to a Blessed Life (2016) and The Power of I Am (2017).
His first book in 2005 was Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential which was followed by other books including Become A Better You in 2007 and It’s Your Time in 2009.
About joel osteen relationships
Joel Osteen is a well-known American televangelist and pastor. He is the senior pastor of Lakewood Church, a multi-site megachurch in Houston, Texas. It is one of the largest congregations in America and has over 30,000 active participants.
He has written many books that have become New York Times bestsellers, including Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential and The Power of I Am: Two Words That Will Change Your Life Forever.
Osteen’s sermons are broadcast on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), Daystar Television Network (DSTN), across North America, Australia and South Africa as well as his own television channel, Joel Osteen Ministries. His sermons are also translated into more than 100 languages and broadcast worldwide through various outlets and his website.
Osteen was born in Houston but grew up in Victoria, Texas where he attended John Cooper High School before moving to the United States for college at Oral Roberts University where he met his wife Victoria. They were married in 1987 after dating since high school and have two children Jonathan & Alexandra (Aly).