• I do think that religion has turned a lot of people off. Part of it is because it was all about the rules and was political. I think now people have a hunger for God, they want to have a relationship, but they don't want to be called religious. I'm not trying to get them to join my religion, I'm just trying to plant a seed of hope in their heart.

    "Joel Osteen Talks Pope, Gays And Why You Should ‘Pray For Big Things’". October 10, 2013.