Joel Osteen

Joel Osteen opens Houston megachurch to Jews whose synagogue was flooded

Televangelist Joel Osteen opened his Lakewood Church in Houston to a Jewish congregation in need of a place to hold High Holy Days …

Jewish Culture

Joel Osteen Drops Big Bucks On Plastic Surgery

1 of 4<p><b>Joel Osteen</b> is blowing chunks of his $50 million fortune on keeping his choir-boy looks!<p>Photo credit: Getty Images<p>2 of 4<p>Exclusive <b>National</b> …

Skin Care

Does Your Social Media Outrage Bear False Witness?

In the wake of devastating floods in Houston, social media—including conservative Christians—spread word that Joel Osteen’s 16,800-seat Lakewood …

Faith

Taking The Fun Out Of Jesus

Advertisement - story continues below<p><i>Judge not, that you be not judged. For with what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure</i> …

Conservative View

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National<p>During a recent sermon, Pastor Joel Osteen addressed the controversy surrounding the Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas.<p>"He is entitled to his …

Lakewood Church

Fake photo of Trump saving cats during Harvey takes over the internet

A viral photograph is turning heads across the internet, but not for the right reasons.<p>An image showing what looked to be President Donald Trump "rescuing" two tabby cats from the Hurricane Harvey flood waters was posted on to a Facebook page called "All about President Trump," and has received …

Hurricane Harvey

The Ken Commandments: My Search for God in Hollywood

Overview<p>The Ken Commandments: My Search for God in Hollywood by Ken Baker<p><b>Do the Kardashians really believe in God?</b> <b><br>An E! News star mixes memoir and</b> …

Celebrity News

Celebrities: They’re Just Like Writers!

Because You Read James Thurber ...<p>Tom Hanks, <i>Uncommon Type</i><p>Across 17 stories—each featuring a typewriter, which Hanks collects—the actor introduces …

Books

A La Carte (September 12)

Today’s Kindle deals include just a single solitary book. We will hope for better things for tomorrow.<p>Sponsor<p>Show Your Support<p>Dave Hare shares three …

Evangelical Christianity

Donald Trump Jr. Puts Michael Moore in His Place After Slamming POTUS for Not Opening Mar-a-Lago as Irma Shelter

Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore, eager to attack President Donald Trump, regardless of reality, criticized the commander in chief for not opening his …

Donald Trump

Miami’s Mayor Is Right: Now IS The Time to Talk About Climate Change

Scott Pruitt, the climate change denier who is in charge of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has been annoyed at all this talk of climate …

Climate

Dallas Cowboys party shooting: Gunman kills seven after opening fire at Texas home

Seven people have died after a gunman opened fire at house party in Plano, Texas.<p>The shooter was then killed by police.<p>It is believed the shoot-out …

Dallas

Joel Osteen ain’t alone.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) In the aftermath of Harvey Joel Osteen’s reputation was caught in the flood of a social media hurricane.<p>…

Faith

Breaking: President Asks TV Preacher Joel Osteen To Pray For Mar-a-Lago

President Donald Trump turned to White House Spiritual Advisor Joel Osteen on Saturday and asked him to pray for Mar-a-Lago, the real estate tycoon’s …

Donald Trump

prosperity gospel, same sex marriage

Trump said he saw “a lot of happiness.” at one of Houston's emergency shelters.<p>Meanwhile high profile pastor Joel Osteen sent messages of support on …

Same-sex Marriage

If Your God is an A**Hole—It Might Be You

<b>To listen to lots of Christians—God must be a real a**hole.</b><p><b>Sitcom actor turned evangelical celebrity Kirk Cameron took to social media to remind us</b> …

How Joel Osteen's Prosperity Gospel is Guiding Donald Trump

Osteen teaches that wealth is a sign of God’s favor. He’s found a willing advocate in Trump.

Faith

Did lesbians cause Hurricanes Irma and Harvey? God knows.

It’s that season again. An ominous swirl forms in the Atlantic, citizens batten down or evacuate, TV weather reporters put on rain slickers and, as predictably as National Weather Service bulletins, some End-Times pastors and other provocateurs on the right attribute the storm to a wrathful God’s …

Opinion

Hurricane Harvey Is Just The Latest In Facebook’s Fake News Problem

The social media network can't help but spread political falsehoods.<p>As the rain started falling in Houston, the anonymous authors went to work.<p>Writing under pseudonyms and hiding behind the pretense of satire, they churned out lies, dressed them up as news, and then let Facebook’s platform do their …

News (U.S.)

The Co-Creator of 'Rick and Morty' Proved How Ridiculous Joel Osteen's Prayer Line Is

The controversy surrounding Joel Osteen and Lakewood, his Houston mega-church, is still making waves. Even though Osteen has categorically denied …

Pop Culture

'Rick and Morty' Creator Prank-Calls Joel Osteen's Church About 'Dirty' Storm Victims (Video)

“I have $83,897 right now for Joel Osteen,” Justin Roiland tells phone operator<p>If you’ve ever wondered what would happen if one of the “Rick and …

Entertainment

Rick and Morty’s Justin Roiland Prank Called Joel Osteen’s Prayer Line As Rick

Rick Sanchez is speaking in tongues, too. When <i>Rick and Morty</i> co-creator Justin Roiland visited Ethan and Hila Klein’s <i>H3</i> podcast, he placed a call to …

Entertainment

Crank-Calling Joel Osteen’s Prayer Line is a Weak Attempt at Humor

One of the most popular videos on YouTube over the past couple of days involves <b>Justin Roiland</b>, the co-creator of <i>Rick and Morty</i>, crank calling <b>Joel</b> …

Rick and Morty creator Justin Roiland prank calls Joel Osteen

via Cartoon Network<p>Joel Osteen faced a lot of heat by not initially allowing Harvey relief victims into his church, so Rick from Rick and Morty …

Entertainment

Pethouse Pet of the Week: Carlotta says Joel Osteen is thinking "Thank goodness for Jim Bakker"

This week's Pethouse Pet of the Week has a lot to say about Joel Osteen, Jim Bakker, The World Clown Association, the Houston Rockets, and</b> …

Houston

'Rick And Morty' Star Calls Joel Osteen's Prayer Line, Gets The Unexpected

"Are you talking in tongues right now?"<p>It’s like the jokes write themselves for “Rick and Morty” star Justin Roiland.<p>An attempt at pranking Joel Osteen’s prayer line as the hit character Rick Sanchez appeared to go spectacularly awry when the phone was answered by a character of equal personality, …

Rick and Morty

Justin Roiland Prank Calls Preacher Joel Osteen's Megachurch Prayer Line as Rick of 'Rick and Morty'

While appearing as a guest of the H3 podcast, the very funny Justin Roiland prank called the prayer line at preacher Joel Osteen‘s Lakewood …

Culture

Justin Roiland Drops A ‘Rick And Morty’ Prank Call To Joel Osteen’s Church And Gets A Weird Surprise

The return of <i>Rick And Morty</i> for season three has placed the spotlight back on the show and its creators, be it for bringing back mythical McDonald’s dipping sauce or getting falsely accused for some <i>Game Of Thrones</i> shade. Now we get a little Rick And Morty injected in the controversy that followed …

Pop Culture

'Rick and Morty' Creator Prank Called Joel Osteen's Church Following Harvey Backlash

Joel Osteen faced significant backlash after refusing to open his Houston megachurch to victims of Hurricane Harvey while the storm was devastating …

News (U.S.)

Justin Roiland Pranked Joel Osteen as Rick From ‘Rick and Morty'

"This is a prayer line, and we don't have time for foolishness."<p>Rick Sanchez of <i>Rick and Morty</i> fame has delivered many harsh words about organized …

Rick and Morty