Joel Osteen is an author and televangelist. His weekly broadcast reaches over seven million viewers in over one hundred nations. His ministry teaches the power within each of us. His messages are less scripture-and-sin-based and more about “trying to teach people how to live their everyday lives.” Joel Osteen, Fox News Sunday, 12/23/07: Osteen focuses on the good of God rather than sin. He emphasizes the power of love and a positive attitude. His sermons are heavily weighted in the concepts of prosperity theology, which means those following the road are rewarded with wealth and power.