Find the best quotes by Joel Osteen.
I think, for years, people have been pushed down by religion, and I don’t say that disrespectfully, but they’ve been shown a God that you…
You may never get to that perfect world that you’re waiting for where everything’s going to be perfect and you got that much money and…
I’m a reverend and a pastor. A pastor of the church. I go by usually pastor.
I write all my sermons.
God always wants us to be growing.
My dad had a church of 90 people when I was born. It was just, over the years it continued to grow.
I think the word rich is all relative.
On Sundays when I speak, I hopefully give somebody something that they can use the next day at work or at home.
I want the services to look and sound like the Grammys. It’s not showy, but we represent God, and it should be first class.
I think sometimes the critics want me to beat people down, and that’s not in me. I want to lift people up.
Everybody is going to have their critics. It’s easy to get discouraged in life.
It’s amazing how people will give when you don’t ask. Many of them send money because they believe in the message.
I have always believed in God.
I don’t have all the answers.
I’m not a big believer in trying to jam stuff down somebody’s throat: ‘You’re going to do it my way.’ I’d rather show by example…
I don’t dislike anybody.
I don’t argue when people say that my message is simple, but I believe Jesus’ message was simple. Jesus didn’t go around condemning people.
I’m trying to make God more relevant in our society. And I think talking in everyday terms and making sure people can understand it –…
I just think that trusting God means we’re going to have unanswered questions, and God is so much bigger than us, we’re never going to…
My parents were the same in the pulpit as they were at home. I think that’s where a lot of preachers’ kids get off base…
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