Osteen explained that his core message is helping people let go of their pasts, reach their dreams, have a healthy self-image and raise good children. While homosexuality is part of addressing life issues, the pastor said he doesnt want to be defined by his views on the issue.
Let's not get bogged down with issues like sin, redemption, Jesus, etc.
posted on 06/03/2014 10:11:38 AM PDT
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posted on 06/03/2014 10:12:33 AM PDT
"Osteen explained that his core message is helping people let go of their pasts, reach their dreams, have a healthy self-image and raise good children"
In other words, just like any other run-of-the-mill motivational speaker.
posted on 06/03/2014 10:15:59 AM PDT
((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
Straight up heretic. When he whiffed on the Gospel during the Larry King interview, that told me everything I needed to know about him.
posted on 06/03/2014 10:22:15 AM PDT
(The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
Here's how Osteen looks in my "Vision"..............
posted on 06/03/2014 10:22:57 AM PDT
(The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
posted on 06/03/2014 10:23:52 AM PDT
by US Navy Vet
(Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
I try to stay in my lane of what I feel called to do.
...which apparently doesn't involve upholding the Law of God. Gotcha.
Godless mega-Church preachers, screen doors on submarines, coal shipments to Newcastle... all have something in common, in my mind. Aside from getting him his 15 minutes of fame (and plenty of cash), doesn't the word "pointless" come to mind, at very least? God help anyone who actually listens to him... or else "pointless" could easily morph into "poisonousness".
posted on 06/03/2014 10:27:21 AM PDT
(Rule #1: There is a God. Rule #2: It isn't you.)
Rule #1 for the post-modern church: NO BAD NEWS!
posted on 06/03/2014 10:34:08 AM PDT
by Dr. Thorne
("How long, O Lord, holy and true?" - Rev. 6:10)
posted on 06/03/2014 10:45:04 AM PDT
I don't think he'll be the first big name evangelical-ish preacher to cave.
[The topic] does come up in interviews and things
They're probing to find someone who will.
posted on 06/03/2014 10:52:25 AM PDT
by Lee N. Field
("And if you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's offspring, heirs according to promise" Gal 3:29)
I like Phil Robertson more everyday.
posted on 06/03/2014 11:14:50 AM PDT
Everybody is on a journey? To the bank? Where are they going?
What a pusbag.
Joel isn’t interested in what Paul told Timothy:
We know that the law is good if one uses it properly. We also know that the law is made not for the righteous but for lawbreakers and rebels, the ungodly and sinful, the unholy and irreligious, for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers, for the sexually immoral, for those practicing homosexuality, for slave traders and liars and perjurersand for whatever else is contrary to the sound doctrine that conforms to the gospel concerning the glory of the blessed God, which he entrusted to me.
Why get bogged down in the BIBLE, right, Joel??
Joel, why don’t you grow up and act like a real Christian.
posted on 06/03/2014 12:06:05 PM PDT
I wouldn’t buy a used car from the guy.
Olsten preaches what I like to refer to as “Squishtianity.” He preaches a contentless, touchy-feeling “Gospel” with a lot of pop psycho-babble and tear-jerking illustrations designed for church-goers who are addicted to American Idol and daytime tv.
posted on 06/03/2014 12:44:34 PM PDT
(The Free World has a new leader--his name is Benjamin Netanyahu)
None of his core message has anything to do with salvation.
Lilly-livered coward. He has denied Christ in front of the world. He may be enjoying his rich life here on earth, but nothing in the world is worth your eternity!
posted on 06/03/2014 1:41:53 PM PDT
(I will not comply!)
and yet there is a FReeper that has a Joel Osteen Word of the Day daily thread here... As far as I am concerned, this guy is a charlatan and a phony. One of the worst kinds of televangelist hustlers out there today.
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So does Osteen truly believe he is doing God’s work or is he knowingly trying to deceive people? I think he is truly evil behind that phony facade of a smiley touchy feely guy.
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