Preaching Hope: Joel Osteen ‘Devastated’ by Shooting at 16800-seat Houston Megachurch

HOUSTON, TEXAS – A shooting at Joel Osteen’s 16800-seat megachurch in Houston has left the popular televangelist “devastated,” he said Sunday. The shooting took place during a service and left the suspect dead and no one else injured. Osteen, the pastor of Lakewood Church, said he was grateful for the quick response from law enforcement and security at the church. “Evil will not prevail,” Osteen said in a statement following the shooting. The incident occurred …

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