The $50-million preacher, Joel Osteen, who lives in a $10 million home, shut the doors to his massive Lakewood Church in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey — even though it can hold up to 16,000 people.
After being shamed on social media pastor Osteen has decided to open up the doors to his megachurch to house some of the flood victims in Houston, Texas.
Just as a reminder, Osteen posted a notice on his website earlier, that the church would be shut over the weekend — and it remained closed Monday.
The pastor said he was unable to offer his venue as a temporary shelter because the highway in front was flooded.
Well, it appears Osteen’s PR team made him change his mind. Lakewood Church apparently bought countless air mattresses and are prepping to open their doors.
However, he’s also asking for donations on his website for ‘Hurricane Disaster Relief’, yet doesn’t state exactly how those funds would be allocated. The donation company’s BBB rating was lowered to an F, because Joel Osteen doesn’t disclose how he spend the money.
And he’s suggesting a minimum of $50. What? $10 isn’t enough?