Five stories that have North Texas talking: six people are charged after heckling Joel Osteen; some Texas clerks refuse same-sex marriage licenses; Texas abortion clinics get a reprieve — for now; and more. Six people heckled pastor Joel Osteen at Lakewood Church in Houston on Sunday morning — and they were ejected from the service. He told KTRK his wife got nervous, so they left the service.
Reading the apologetics of Justin reminds me of our modern day defense against persecution. Now he is being labeled as judgmental by Morgan. However, it is hypocritical of the bleeding-heart, left-wing media to condemn Osteen for giving his own evaluation of the topic in question.
His ministry has a weekly viewership of over 7 million across nations around the world. He is well known for his prosperity theology. InPastor Joel Osteen succeeded his father, John Osteen, who was a Southern Baptist Pastor who had embraced the Charismatic movement and formed the church in
Religion has served a purpose and we should all be thankful to it,seriously. But lies it always was and still is and so the world is finally awakening. Science is still in its infancy.
Therefore go out from their midst, and be separate from them, says the Lord, and touch no unclean thing; then I will welcome you…. This is not satire, this really happened. The New York Daily News reports.
Washington - The Human Rights Campaign HRCthe nation's largest civil rights organization dedicated to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT equality, today called on Joel Osteen, pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, TX and well-known evangelical preacher with a syndicated television following of over 7 million viewers, to immediate apologize for his remarks on national television that "the Scripture shows that [homosexuality] is a sin. The full show will air tonight. Watch his remarks here.
Jay Bakkera high-profile supporter of Soulforce — a group that fights religious and political oppression of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders — wants Osteen to join the nontraditional families at a picnic Saturday and welcome them to church on Sunday. As the tattooed and pierced Bakker spoke at a Soulforce news conference Wednesday, it was clear his mother was in his thoughts. We need to stop thinking of ourselves as 'us' and 'them.
Mega-church Pastor Joel Osteen declared on Sunday being gay is a sin, but insisted he does not discriminate against homosexuals, adding he believes Mormons are true Christians. You know, every time I say that, Chris, I get people saying, 'You're a gay hater and you're a gay basher. I don't dislike anybody. Osteen reiterated his opposition to gay marriage, but added certain modes of discrimination, such as preventing gays from visiting their partners in a hospital, should be stopped.