Kanye West Defends Joel Osteen from the Pulpit at Lakewood Church | TMZ

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Kanye West and Joel Osteen had quite the chat Sunday at the Lakewood Church in Houston -- and one of the big takeaways was Ye going to bat for Joel and his reputation in the Christian community.
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Mr 350bench
Mr 350bench 12 days ago
Charles H. Spurgeon from England said in the 1800's, “A time will come when instead of shepherds feeding the sheep, the church will have clowns entertaining the goats.” It actually started back in the early 1900's. If you desire to see and hear it, just watch any of the following ministers on your local television on Sunday morning's: Creflo Dollar. Benny Hinn. Joyce Myers. Puala White. Kenneth Copeland. Jesse Duplantis. T.D. Jakes. Joel Osteen.
Gold Blooded MMA
Gold Blooded MMA 19 days ago
Darlene Smith
Darlene Smith 22 days ago
what about the spinning globe behind him doesn't anybody see that? we all Live on a flat plane! Open your eyes just look outside don't believe me believe yourself believe what God says in the Bible and we don't call children, kids! Pray Jesus and all His glory!
jorje Cabrera
jorje Cabrera 25 days ago
Don't be fool this is the devil puppies
Christine 26 days ago
Kanye please read the Bible for yourself and be wary of false teaching. My hope is that someone who is a believer and knows the truth as well as lives it out can disciple him. When we bring others to the Lord, we don’t leave them there hanging; we disciple them.
Blake Steenrod
Blake Steenrod Month ago
DJ Paperclip
DJ Paperclip Month ago
Joel Osteen is a false teacher and we should pray that Kanye West will realize this.
Katelyn G
Katelyn G Month ago
Comments coming from people who weren't there and don't even go to Lakewood love bashing Joel but he's a good person they're just mad cause he's got the grace of god with him
Robert mccluskey
A lot of Christian record companies are own bye the world and Satan so how are they going to be brought back don't be fooled folks
Robert mccluskey
I don't like rap music it doesn't belong in the church not even talent or musicianship I don't hate him
jenea watson
jenea watson Month ago
We shouldn’t judge him for what he is trying to do. We judge him rapping about God more than we judge rappers for rapping about money, women, and fame
Reese R.
Reese R. Month ago
Sanctification is a process that in most cases takes a lifetime. Little by little The Lord changes us. Does anyone recognize the tremendous difference that has already taken place in that man? It brought tears to my eyes because I see The Lord working in him and it is truly amazing. I know personally that the world will never forgive and will continue to remind him of his old ways, but he is a new creation in Christ and will overcome. I also know that when someone asks Jesus into their heart, they dont instantly become righteous in their behaviors, little by little the Lord removes our dirt and replaces it with truth of who we really are. God can call out the most wretched of men, humble them and use them to further His Kingdom. Kanye is a miracle! He has fame, riches , and all the temptations that come with them and has still realized that he needs Jesus! How many people would overcome such a powerful temptation? His mental breakdown was truly a blessing in disguise, and it is the very thing that woke him from his deep slumber! His eyes are now open to The Truth! Being broken is what we all need because it shows us that we can do nothing without God! God will use that man ! I think it is wonderful! And btw I had always consider Kanye an arrogant fool, and now seeing The Lords hand on him has once again confirmed to me that noone is too far gone for God to reach, we should never judge by outer appearances because only God knows our hearts and judges fairly. Blessings to you Kanye, welcome to the family!
Zaid Diaz
Zaid Diaz Month ago
Excuse Me Brotha. XD
California Dreaming
Why would anyone let that clown behind the pulpit? Oh yea it's Lakewood.
warren garrison
warren garrison 2 months ago
Sorry you did this Kanye. You're young in the faith so you really don't recognize false prophets and con men like Osteen. BUT you're from a society, money, WORLDLY HABITS I'm sure is going to be hard to give up, even if you do. Remember this buddy - "Luke 6:26 Woe unto you, when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets".
Johnny Walker
Johnny Walker 2 months ago
Kanye is a moron, but he excels at making money....how is this???
Ruby Jemima
Ruby Jemima 2 months ago
All that arrogance and cockiness is now being use FOR the Lord? I don’t think God likes any of those especially for him don’t know how that even makes sense, and those people in the audience are just accepting what he says?🤦🏻‍♀️😪
Remy Beast
Remy Beast 2 months ago
Did Kanye say he's gonna use his arrogance for God? Lol I'm pretty sure God doesn't like arrogance...
B C 2 months ago
I had a feeling those kids were selling more than just lemon aid.
Friar Tuck
Friar Tuck 2 months ago
I just love a Humble man. Kanye's is so humble that he rewrote the Holy Bible. Everywhere the REAL Holy Bible said "Jesus said": Kanye' wrote in "Kanye' said". Now that is one humble man of god. Please take notice that U did not capitalize "god". That is because the only "god" Kanye' knows, and serves is the "god if this world" (satan). If I knew that my tithes had paid for that huge metal globe: I would be FURIOUS ! What a Pair of Hypocrites !! My mother had a saying which describes these two Charlatans. It goes like this: "They are as thick as Thieves. One will Lie, and the other one will Swear to it".
Victoria 2 months ago
Christi Jade
Christi Jade 2 months ago
Praying for you Kanye!!! Not sure about Joel Olsteen’s prosperity version of the gospel...be careful!
Brooklyn Style ☑️
Famously said George bush doesn’t care about black people after Hurricane Katrina but Joel osteen locked his doors during a hurricane
joe farrier
joe farrier 2 months ago
The wolves are flocking together
lisa 2 months ago
Are Kanye's album sales so low that he feels he has to go to church to broaden his audience? 😂
lisa 2 months ago
2:15 I cringed at how desperately he was holding out for that applause
Rob C
Rob C 2 months ago
The way this video was edited is toxic - wow - I encourage anyone everyone to watch the full clip & open up - Kanye & Joel are just doing their best to bring people together
B C 2 months ago
I could barely watch this short video. My brain couldn't handle the full clip.
Andrew ski
Andrew ski 2 months ago
I'd like to see any one of you get up in front of that church and speak for 20 minutes....you'd be rambling too. The guy is not perfect but with all that fame its sure to mess with anyone. He actually seems to be doing well. Let's not forget how cocky and different he was when he 1st came out...its his personality. Its so easy to just label him crazy so you feel better about yourself.
Timmy Cook
Timmy Cook 2 months ago
2 Corinthians 11:14 John 12:43 woe unto them who shout and make praise unto man. making them little gods in a world already over flowingly full of idiolistic social (churches) cults. "Christian" men whom are not completely sold out and ALL in for Yahweh God! for if their money and devious influence was taken away, you would certainly see how they're rooted! the majority if not ALL, would curse God and die. for it's the worldy vanities that's truly their god! dear one's... false doctrine, great deception, and last day's apostasy is very real and growing by the day. be NOT conformed nor fooled! 2 Timothy 3: 1 John 4: Romans 1:
Jie Pon
Jie Pon 2 months ago
Madd FidoDido
Madd FidoDido 2 months ago
Oo GOD is flowing though you alright
Michael Arthur
Michael Arthur 2 months ago
Earth is flat
RUBY PINEDA 2 months ago
Let God be the Judge, for He is Just.
Emmanuel Molina
Emmanuel Molina 2 months ago
He's like an angel of Light
B C 2 months ago
If he's an angel of light, someone needs to find the off switch.
Ghana Beauty
Ghana Beauty 2 months ago
Atleast he found God!!! Are you saved?
B C 2 months ago
Most people who need a career boost find God.
srrings 2 months ago
WTF no TMZ cut-ins... Olsten's church has got to be the best tax right off for the many struggling millionaires and a great way to launder money if need be.....;)
JayeJaye P💋💕🍷
Kanye is issuing in the anti christ... the beautiful angel in heavenly choir was cast out because he wanted to control the choir because his voice was beautiful... now with the girl screaming chick-fli-a ...vs Popeyes these are symbols of what’s going on and when Kanye West song say his name and switching it from Destiny child which is worldly....God say my spirit will know my spirit... just because Kanye is saying Jesus don’t mean he is calling the Jesus but his Jesus of his God this man has told you he has sold his soul to the goat so anti christ will come and many will follow just because he say Jesus please study the word to know the devil is crafty and Kanye West has been under MK Ultra .... this is a sad starting a church to what God is he really speaking of? This is crazy but some Christian go by what sounds good to the ears instead of looking at the stage of what is going on with this shift yes it’s a shift but be careful of what shift because the true God shifts and will uncover you the devil comes to steal kill and destroy pray and ask The true God to open your eyes 👀
saul bearcat
saul bearcat 2 months ago
Osteen sounds jewy to me. All about the shekels
Tatiana O
Tatiana O 2 months ago
This is a church. I admire the fact that Joel Osteen allowed him to be there. Kanye West was lost and now he is found.( This is a testimony) When someone tries to turn their life around and do the work of God please let them be, stop reminding them of their past.
Black Rap Drill Sargent
Joel is Guy Smiley form Sesame Street
junekid629 3 months ago
why didnt tmz cover the prison performance? interesting🤔
Inessa Torres
Inessa Torres 3 months ago
Why West, dosen't question osteen, when he kept his church doors closed during a state of emergency....osteen refused to cooperate with the locals authorities.....It's all about money...isn't it???
Cash Empire
Cash Empire 3 months ago
God is using Kanye's big ego for Himself? Just how gullible are people exactly? Faith in Christ requires you to DIE TO YOURSELF - daily. Humility requires that arrogance and ego be left behind as a born again Christian.
Kenneth Roberts
Kenneth Roberts 3 months ago
So we criticize people for wanting to do better now??? Not one person I seen mentioned how he said He went to a Mental hospital and Clearly we see how troubled he was. He steady received backlash and fought through it.
Henny and Culture
Henny and Culture 3 months ago
Trinity Sanchez
Trinity Sanchez 3 months ago
The Strangler
The Strangler 3 months ago
Wtf is this video anyway?
Jay Taylor
Jay Taylor 3 months ago
Spreading The Word Of God Christian Youtuber
It's cold in the world but God's love keeps us warm.
GLOCK NINETEEN 2 months ago
Grace's dad 2069
Grace's dad 2069 3 months ago
How many of you are really buying this?
matthew compos
matthew compos 3 months ago
Joel osteen is nothing but a false Prosperity teacher.. If you can't go to third world countries where they lost everything and prech that junk it's not the gospel. For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, because they have itching ears, they will heap up for themselves teachers; II Timothy 4:3 NKJV
UTOT Warriors
UTOT Warriors 3 months ago
Kanye is such a wild card it made Joel look nervous or maybe Joel was star struck.
Taj Majal
Taj Majal 3 months ago
If he needs to be defended.....
Swedish Cats
Swedish Cats 3 months ago
EGO Insanity and Confusion is not a spirit of The Lord. Fyi
Paige Hayes
Paige Hayes 3 months ago
What a scam
Simply LW97. UTTP
Simply LW97. UTTP 3 months ago
Only a fool would defend Kanye now
Rebeca Castillo
Rebeca Castillo 3 months ago
Why can all the people in the comments just be happy that he changed? Haters gonna hate.
Gabrielle 3 months ago
You people judge their words and actions but only God knows their hearts.
B C 2 months ago
God gave us the sense to spot a con game except someone named Gabrielle.
James Farris
James Farris 3 months ago
Scripture says the heart is wickedly deceitful above all things which can know it? I the Lord try the hearts and reins and give every man according to their works.
Kylo Ren
Kylo Ren 3 months ago
Good businessman..just doing this to push his record sells. His a fake! Let's see what happens after. Why didnt he do this before making the album? 🤔
Abhner Gallegos
Abhner Gallegos 3 months ago
Wow if Kanye becomes a minister he’ll def get out of that debt he’s in
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