Joel Osteen Falls Victim to Hoax Claiming He Quit Over ‘Lack of Faith’
(WPIX) — Reports of Pastor Joel Osteen’s resignation from the popular church he founded have been greatly exaggerated.
Pranksters went through the trouble of creating a convincing-looking fake website claiming the Houston-based evangelist had left the Lakewood Church, the megachurch he founded in 1999. And the reason was a headline-grabbing shocker: He had developed a “lack of faith.”
Above is the fake YouTube video.