Joel is the pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas — a vibrant and diverse church that Forbes has called the largest and fastest growing congregation in America. Joel shares a positive message of hope and encouragement that extends all around the world. Joel’s television broadcast is the most watched inspirational program in America. Most of his books have become #1 New York Times bestsellers and his most recent book, Break Out! is available at JoelOsteen.com and everywhere books are sold.