Joel Osteen's son becomes third-generation to preach during Lakewood’s 60th anniversary

www.christianpost.com | 5/16/2019 | Staff
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Sunday marked the 60th anniversary for Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. During the celebration, Senior Pastor Joel Osteen thanked God for using his son Jonathan as a minister, and now three generations of Osteen men have preached at the church.

The celebration kicked off with worship. Some of the songs included were “Great Is Thy Faithfulness,” and “He Reigns.”

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Lakewood Church was founded on Mother’s Day 1959 by John and Dodie Osteen. On Sunday, The next generation of Osteen, Joel’s son Jonathan, took the stage to praise what started through his grandparents six decades ago.

“Over the last 60 years, God has not failed. He’s faithful on the mountain and He’s faithful in the valley. He’s faithful in a feed store and He’s faithful in the Compact center. The location may change but His promise stays the same. What God's done in the past is a foundation for what He's going to do next. That's why we could sing, ‘for everything we've seen there is more to come.’ What we’ve seen is extraordinary, what we've seen is miraculous. God shows us these things so that we’ll have the faith for Him to do even greater. So that instead of looking at our situation will remember what we've already seen,” Jonathan testified.

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Later in the service, Joel took to the platform and gushed about his son being a minister of the gospel as well.

“When I see our son, Jonathan, up here ministering now,...
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