Joel Osteen: The Man Behind the Ministry

At 43, the gentle-mannered, unassuming Joel Osteen is one of television ministry's biggest celebrities, preaching to some 40,000 worshippers who congregate weekly in Houston to take in his message. And though he knows he's found his calling, even Osteen himself can't figure out how he got so big so fast. A son of the Southern Baptist tradition, Osteen followed in the footsteps of his father, John Osteen, who opened Lakewood Church in a feed store in one of Houston's industrial zones back in...Full Story
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