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After Backlash, Joel Osteen Opens Doors to His Church to Harvey Victims

Blog News 30 Aug 17 0

Houston is currently experiencing massive floods due to Hurricane Harvey, which has left numerous homeowners and residents displaced, as well as some dead. People have been searching for places in the area as a refuge away from the monstrous storm, with many looking at Pastor Joel Osteen and his megachurch as a potential spot. However, representatives from Osteen’s church said that the church was flooded and was not able to take anyone in. Osteen’s megachurch has the capacity to hold up to 16,800 people at once. Osteen and his church were met with backlash, especially with reports of the storm getting worse in areas in terms of flooding. Continue Reading