Archive for November 2005

Joel Osteen Discusses New Book, Growing Church Membership

[ From the ABC News / Good Morning America site.]

Oct. 20, 2005 -Author and televangelist Joel Osteen attributes much of his success to his positive message.

Osteen is the senior pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, which is attended by more than 40,000 people and the services are watched by millions on television. Osteen's father, a Pentecostal preacher, started the Lakewood church with a few dozen members in 1959.

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Televangelist Joel Osteen Offers 7 Step Program

[ From the ABC News/ Good Morning America site. ]

Oct. 20, 2005 - Houston televangelist Joel Osteen writes in his book, "Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living At Your Full Potential," that people will become what they believe. Truly believing this is not so simple, so Osteen outlines seven steps: Enlarge Your Vision, Develop a Healthy Self-Image, Discover the Power of Your Thoughts and Words, Let Go of the Past, Find Strength Through Adversity, Live to Give, and Choose to Be Happy.

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