Category False prophets

“bigger and better”

Joel Osteen hit Washington D.C. in an event that, as reported by the Washington Post, had to be rescheduled because of rain. How tacky of God, to postpone the foremost proponent of the “gospel of prosperity.” The essence of Joel Osteen? A mega-church pastor who prefers not to call himself an evangelical, he preaches prosperity, […]

The Sluggin’ Osteens

This is being reported in some circles with more than a little schadenfreude. Here’s the co-pastor of a mega-church, and, irony of ironies, one whose husband is perhaps the most prominent pastor of the “God loves gold” school of our faith. In a she-said, she-said incident, Victoria Osteen, wife of the get-rich gospel king Joel […]