In our day to day life, there are times when we lose focus and try to understand the reason for doing what we are doing. There are other times when we are disappointed because our actions have not been fruitful. There are many such instances that one can recount when one would feel lost, or lacking the initiative to move on. Spiritual guidance provides a vast scope of improvement in our lives using ideas as explained in free sermons and such books. There are many different ways preachers deliver their sermons. However, there is one pastor who has changed the face of free sermons and such presentations like never before. His name is Joel Osteen and he hails from Houston, Texas. He has changed the face of sermon delivery and has utilized all the available resources to reach the maximum number of audience.
Joel Osteen is an author and pastor. He reaches 7 million people across the globe using the popular telecommunication media like television and the internet. He is a recognized face especially amongst the Christian community in across 100 countries. His free sermons and books have their own dedicated following. Joel Osteen has made the best use of television and internet to reach out the viewers and has left a huge impact on their lives. So much so that he has appeared on shows like Larry King Live and Piers Morgan Tonight and has propagated his stand. There have been many critics who have said that Joel’s sermons leave out the scripture context and concentrate on the prosperity gospel.
However, the pastor defends all these allegations by explaining that his sermons are meant for the daily life of the common man and therefore he excludes intellectual content from his sermons to make them simple and more comprehensible. Where the prosperity gospel is concerned, Joel maintains that he wants to propagate the need for a better life for all and to achieve that goal, his sermons concentrate more on the power of love and positive attitude rather than theorizing on abstaining from sin. All this together though might not be liked by certain factions of Christian ministries but is certainly loved by the audiences around the world, making Joel one of the most revered pastors of this century.
Joel Osteen maintains that God has the willingness to make our lives more happy and prosperous and therefore one must strive for a better life. His sermons also provide practical guidance for finances, maintaining good relationships in the family and the society. He has written several books on his free sermons and has been deemed as one of the most profound orators amongst the Christian ministries.