Hailed as one of the most influential Christian leaders in America today, Joel Osteen is the senior pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. One of America’s largest and fastest-growing congregations, Lakewood Church has approximately 45,000 adult attendees every week. Millions more watch Joel’s messages as they are broadcast on national and international television networks. Osteen is the author of Your Best Life Now, Think Better, Live Better, The Power of I Am, and others. He and his wife, Victoria Osteen, are the authors of the devotional Wake Up to Hope .