Contact Us

Joel Osteen Talks To Oprah – ‘Homosexuality Is A Sin, But Gay People Can Go To Heaven’

Joel Osteen has made quite a name for himself as a pastor of a mega church and uplifting positive speaker. This has opened him up to critics that say he doesn’t address the really tough issues that exist in society today.

In an interview with Oprah he went into detail on his views about homosexuality and sin. While he keeps his sermons focused on positivity and uplifting messages, sin is obviously something that he does believe in.

“Will a gay person be accepted into heaven, as you see it?,” Oprah asked the famed pastor. “I believe they will,” he responded. ”Sometimes we look at gay being a bigger sin than being proud or not telling the truth. I don’t think God categorizes sins.”

During the interview, Osteen made it clear that he believes homosexuality to be sinful. Oprah took things a little further pushing the subject asking “Does that mean that you’re saying that you believe that being gay is a sin?”

“I believe that homosexuality is shown as a sin in the scripture,” he responded. “Oprah, it’s a hard thing in a sense, because I’m for everybody. I’m not against anybody. I don‘t think anybody’s second class.” He went into further detail in the interview.

Click here to answer trivia about this post for more chances to win from Voice Of Amarillo

More From Voice Of Amarillo

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://voiceofamarillo.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on News Talk 940 AM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on News Talk 940 AM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!