Joel Scott Osteen is one of the famous televangelical Christian pastor and author who has been recognized as one of the greatest preachers of the world. Osteen’s televised sermons are the most viewed sermons in the world and about 100 more countries. As per the reports, his televised sermons are approximately viewed by 10 million viewers weekly.
Joel Osteen leads the Lakewood Church established in Houston, Texas. Apart from being the religious leader and pastor in one of the largest Christian congregations worldwide, he is also a bestselling writer of various books based on Christianity. Osteen’s contribution is literature is also praised widely. His seven books out of others have been ranked number one in the New York Times bestselling books.
Despite being a famous preacher in the world and author of bestselling books, he has always avoided talking about controversial subjects like gay marriage and abortion. Osteen also believes homosexuality is a sin but allows gay people to enter his church. Osteen is also criticized for promoting prosperity gospel or theology—a belief in which financial or material gain is always the will of God—in his numerous sermons and writings.
Divorce Rumors with Victoria Osteen
One of the most influential religious leaders, Joel Osteen, married Lakewood Church co-pastor Victoria Osteen on April 4, 1987. The religious leaders-duo shares a son and a daughter and have been in a close relationship for more than three decades. But, time and again, there’s always a series of rumors swirling about the separation of the renowned religious couple.
A source from inside the ministry recently reported that there had been sudden differences between the couple. The pastor and co-pastor frequently have opinion differences regarding the operation of the ministry. However, there’s no reliable, independent confirmation that they are unhappy with their relationships. They are reportedly having joyful marriage, and Victoria even took Instagram with a romantic message to clear that everything is okay between them.