Joel Osteen

Joel Osteen is a native Texan and the Pastor of Lakewood Church, which according to Church Growth Today is America's largest and fastest growing church. On July 16, 2005 after completing $95 million dollars in renovations, Joel moved Lakewood Church into its new 16,000-seat home - the former Compaq Center. It is the largest regularly-used worship center in the United States. Each week Joel delivers God's message of hope and encouragement to more than 38,000 attendees. According to Nielsen Media Research, Joel is the most watched inspirational figure in America. His weekly sermon is broadcast into every U.S. television market where it is viewed by seven million Americans each week and more than 20 million each month. His weekly broadcast is also seen in almost 100 nations around the world.

In 2004, his first book, Your Best Life Now, was released by Time Warner debuting at the top of the New York Times Bestsellers List and quickly rising to #1. It remained on the New York Times Bestseller for more than 2 years and has sold more than 4 million copies. Most recently, Joel was named as one of Barbara Walters' "10 Most Fascinating People of 2006" and he was selected as the "Most Influential Christian in 2006" by the readers of Church Report Magazine.(

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Simple Reminders by Joel Osteen

Amazing Quotes by Joel Osteen

You will never change what you tolerate. by @JoelOsteen (63)

When you face adversity, you need to remind yourself that whatever is trying to defeat you could very well be what God will use to promote you. by @JoelOsteen (-18)

If you want to truly enjoy your life, you must be at peace with yourself. by @JoelOsteen (30)

You may think there is a lot wrong with you, but there is also a lot right with you. by @JoelOsteen (19)

God wants you to have a good life, a life filled with love, joy, peace, and fulfillment. That doesn't mean it will always be easy, but it does mean that it will always be good. by @JoelOsteen (-51)

You cannot expect victory and plan for defeat. by @JoelOsteen (57)

Keep in mind, just because you don't know the answer doesn't mean that one does not exist. You simply haven't discovered it yet. by @JoelOsteen (-3)

We may get knocked down on the outside, but the key to living in victory is to learn how to get up on the inside. by @JoelOsteen (11)

It's our faith that activates the power of God. by @JoelOsteen (56)

If you can see the invisible, God will do the impossible. by @JoelOsteen (46)

God will not pour fresh, creative ideas and blessing into old attitudes. by @JoelOsteen (31)

We are set in our ways, bound by our perspectives and stuck in our thinking. by @JoelOsteen (27)

When we don't forgive, we're not hurting the other person. We're not hurting the company that did us wrong. We're not hurting God. We're only hurting ourselves. by @JoelOsteen (-35)

People of excellence go the extra mile to do what's right. by @JoelOsteen (45)

We've got to give people room to have a bad day. by @JoelOsteen (55)

Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life. by @JoelOsteen (12)

A good thing to remember is somebody's got it a lot worse than we do. by @JoelOsteen (34)