Houston pastor Joel Osteen and his congregation set up their church as a shelter for evacuees from the flooding by Tropical Storm Harvey, but only after he was criticized for not responding to the disaster quickly enough.
Houston pastor Joel Osteen and his congregation set up their church as a shelter for evacuees from the flooding by Tropical Storm Harvey, but only after he was criticized for not responding to the disaster quickly enough. LM Otero AP
Houston pastor Joel Osteen and his congregation set up their church as a shelter for evacuees from the flooding by Tropical Storm Harvey, but only after he was criticized for not responding to the disaster quickly enough. LM Otero AP

I’m a pastor. My church isn’t ‘mega.’ I don’t get the hate for Joel Osteen.

September 15, 2017 9:15 AM

About Paul Prather

Paul Prather

An ordained minister for more than 30 years, Paul Prather is a columnist, author and pastor of Bethesda Church near Mount Sterling. From 1988 to 1997, he was a Herald-Leader staff writer covering primarily religion.