Pastor Joel Osteen of Lakewood Church in Houston, USA, may very well be described as one of the top televangelists in the world. But today, the world seems far from in love with the televangelist following reports that his church did not open its doors to victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Pastor Osteen on Saturday took to Twitter expressing his comfort to victims of the hurricane and saying his wife and himself will put them in prayers.
Victoria & I are praying for everyone affected by Hurricane Harvey. Please join us as we pray for the safety of our Texas friends & family.
— Joel Osteen (@JoelOsteen) August 26, 2017
At the time, the Houston area alone has received between 20-40 inches of rainfall alone. The unrelenting rain led to flooding in numerous homes and businesses necessitating people to flee in search of drier grounds. Some were caught up in the floods and needed to be evacuated. It became apparent that the victims needed a place of shelter to wait out the storm.
On Sunday, the Lakewood Church posted a message on Facebook saying the church, which …read more