• Any of us can be happy and have a good attitude when everything is going our way. But I believe it's the real test of your character and of your faith to say, 'Things are not going our way, but I'm still being good to people; I'm still attending church; I still have a good attitude.'

    "Interview: Joel Osteen on Power of Prayer, Forgiveness, Trusting in God's Timetable". Interview with Melissa Barnhart, September 24, 2013.