Skip to comments.Televangelist Joel Osteen: Obama ‘has reached out to us’
Posted on 12/01/2011 4:33:21 PM PST by Gamecock
Televangelist and senior pastor of Houstons Lakewood Church Joel Osteen explained on Fox News Channels Huckabee over the weekend that President Barack Obama reached out to Osteen and Lakewood.
He has reached out to us, Osteen said. And we have done some of the leadership things there at the White House with him and been able to pray with him just simple things like that. And hes been very kind and friendly to our ministry.
A number of Americans still have questions about Obamas religious beliefs. Whether it is due to his 20 year attendance at the Rev. Jeremiah Wrights Trinity United Church, polls indicating that 12 percent of Americans still believe that he is a Muslim, or the first familys decision to not regularly attend church, the presidents Christian faith has not been an easy issue for the White House.
Earlier in the segment, host Mike Huckabee delved into Osteens thoughts on if Obama should attend church more regularly. Osteen was forgiving.
You know I think it would be great. You know, I am probably too full of mercy and to say, you know, maybe all the things that come with the presidency, the security and all that maybe that plays into it, Osteen said. But I believe he loves the Lord and things. I dont know. But in the ideal world, yes [he would attend regularly].
Obama explained in 2010 that he will not be joining a church while president because it is too disruptive.
In 2010, Osteen attended Obamas Easter breakfast at the White House.
Two peas in a pod imo.
A fraudulent president reaches out to a fraudulent “evangelist” and his fraudulent “church”...
One con man reaches out to another, perhaps?
[ Joel Osteen: Obama has reached out to us ]
Who handled the “zipper”?...
Osteen is the spawn of an adulterous relationship - his preacher/pastor father ran off with the piano player. That, of course, isn’t Osteen’s fault, but perhaps it has something to do with Osteen’s profound theological and intellectual shallowness.
It’s incredible that people buy into these guys. Just one look of his constantly smiling mug with his perfect hair should scare anybody from sending money to his “ministry”.
Osteen is the spawn of an adulterous relationship - his preacher/pastor father ran off with the church piano player. That, of course, isn’t Osteen’s fault, but perhaps it has something to do with Osteen’s profound theological and intellectual shallowness.
The Antichrist and his false prophet.
For all the mega-church pastors:
For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think
How much, Joel?
Considering that Osteen doesn’t really preach God’s word regularly...
I’m so tired of this sappy prosperity preacher mumbling and stumbling with his dishwater thick understanding of Christianity. Not too long ago, this “preacher” said that the mormon “religion” was Christian. It only takes a 2nd or 3rd grade religion class to see that this is bunk.
And now he’s ingratiating himself with a stinking muslim that has utter contempt for God and Christ . . . witness Obambi’s 503 word Thanksgiving homily that never once, not even once, mentioned the word GOD.
I change the channel whenever I see this televangelist yapping about God, but never telling his congregation anything about what the Bible says about abortion, fornication, and homosexual behavior.
Osteens religion is about as thin as Obama’s
P.S. Barry and Michelle's "reaching out" to the NASCAR fans didn't work out. NASCAR fans are not fools and they aren't stupid. They know what a car with no fancy paint job with no stickers and no business logos means. A lot of their drivers don't even have a ride next year.
Sound like a good description of a pickpocket.
Those things you mentioned might upset the paying audience. better to have a "smooth" sermon and fill those collection plates and donor envelopes. Rick Warren is a modern day "money changer", like the kind Jesus drove out of the Temple.
Why not..there is no Christ in Olsteens religion and a promise of prosperity ...
Just one look of his constantly smiling mug with his perfect hair should scare anybody from sending money to his ministry.
Not to mention that annoying blinking.
The snake oil salesman pastor could barely get the words out of his mouth. He loves the Lord and things? Stop it, Joel. Just stop it. I'm actually embarrassed for you.
Crystal Cathedral is NOT Catholic.
TV Church - Robert Schuller (sp) - has had some problems himself.
Rome just bought it....
Sound like a good description of a pickpocket.
Or a molester.
The emperor and his court jesters have no clothes.
If Obama reaches out to you, cover your wallet with one hand and flip him off with the other.
I heard Osteen say this last week. Many of these Evangelical mega-church preachers have been in the tank for Obama They are hardcore left wing radicals.
Aaron Klein, in his new book, Red Army, explores the relationship of Lynne Hybels, wife of Willow Creek Community Church founder, Bill Hybels. She is now on Obama’s “Spiritual Council” as his “spiritual advisor”
Willow Creek is outside Chicago, and runs scams charging enormous fees to “advise” other churches.
The Hybels, and Willow Creek are deeply rooted in Marxist-Leninist, Hegelian Dialectic NWO ideology. Bill Clinton gave his infamous “Monica Lewinsky Mea Culpa” live from Willow Creek with Bill Hybels at his side. It was broadcast live to hundreds of churches around the country.
Some important links:
NB Google “Willow Creek” & “Hegel”
for more. Links are routinely scrubbed. This is an important topic.
SHUT UP and SMILE!!! Just listen to the buckteeth and everything will be all sugary and sweet and we will all be rich and have no problems, don’t you know?
Let’s not forget!
Obama wins back Catholic vote
Incoming US President Barack Obama has won back a significant proportion of the Catholic vote previously lost to George Bush, electoral analysts say.
The International Herald Tribune quoted several religious experts saying that the swing in the Catholic vote in this year’s election may be one of the more significant political developments, despite the emphasis that Democrats have put on attracting evangelical voters.
Although Kerry is Catholic, he won only 47 percent of Catholic voters, while Bush drew 52 percent. That represented a reversal from 2000 when Gore won 50 percent of Catholics and Bush won 47 percent.
On Tuesday, Catholics, who accounted for about a quarter of the electorate, supported Obama, at 54 percent, over McCain, at 45 percent.
“A number of Americans still have questions about Obamas religious beliefs.”
...as well as Joel Osteen’s religious beliefs.
What an inane statement. At best, Joel Osteen is a sort of life coach with vaguely Christian themes that he regularly subverts, for the nicest of reasons and in the nicest of ways.
Yes, Osteen and Lakewood, that is a knife in that outstretched hand.
I notice that too. This guy is always smiling, like he’s ready to tell jokes, or ready to hit the punch line of the story, which we anticipate will be funny.
We don’t know for sure what’s in his heart. But I don’t care for his public persona, and wonder how many people he really leads towards his faith.
This certainly ends any doubt—Osteen clearly has made a pact with the Devil.
Yup. One is just as big a fraud as the other.
Anything for power and a price.
“reached out to us” = greased my palm
Weak minds? Good friends?
Only a blathering idiot expecting something for nothing if he just believes could endure the yapping this fraud throws out.
Cult votes for sale.
Something for nothing? Like salvation?
Yeah, they are good friends of ours and have been for longer than they have gone to this church. We are not going to drop them because of the church they attend.
A long time ago I heard a preacher say that when the persecution comes, it will come from the church. I had a hard time understanding that at the time. The “church” of the false prophets may just do the bidding of their master in our time. Reading Bonhoffer gave me a perspective the Reich Church in the 20th century. Don’t want to give this buffoon to much credit but he is a tool to be used if they want him.
It’s a historical comparison.
It will be very soon though.
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