Going to make this quick. This continues to be a growing problem: people either positively posting Osteen’s material as if there aren’t serious theological issues at stake or flabbergasted anyone would criticize the man. Show’s precisely how far gone mainstream evangelicalism is in the realm of discernment. What’s the problem with Joel Osteen and others of his “American positivism,” self-made, will-it-into-existence Christianity? Michael Horton embodies it here:
- Doesn’t God Want Us to be Happy?
- Joel Osteen and the Glory Story
- What Ever Happened to Sin?
- Suffering and a Theology of Glory
- Are You in God’s Story?