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

  • Published on Nov 17, 2019 veröffentlicht
  • 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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  • 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 days ago

    The wolves are flocking together

  • lisa
    lisa 3 days ago +2

    Are Kanye's album sales so low that he feels he has to go to church to broaden his audience? 😂

  • lisa
    lisa 3 days ago +1

    2:15 I cringed at how desperately he was holding out for that applause

  • Rob C
    Rob C 3 days 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

  • Andrew ski
    Andrew ski 4 days 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 5 days 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 7 days ago


  • Madd FidoDido
    Madd FidoDido 10 days ago

    Oo GOD is flowing though you alright

  • Michael Arthur
    Michael Arthur 10 days ago

    Earth is flat

    RUBY PINEDA 10 days ago +1

    Let God be the Judge, for He is Just.

  • Emmanuel Molina
    Emmanuel Molina 10 days ago +1

    He's like an angel of Light

  • Ghana Beauty
    Ghana Beauty 10 days ago

    Atleast he found God!!! Are you saved?

  • srrings
    srrings 11 days 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.....;)

  • J4yePThatIs💋💕🍷

    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 11 days ago

    Osteen sounds jewy to me. All about the shekels

  • Tatiana O
    Tatiana O 11 days 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.

  • Camp Cornerstone
    Camp Cornerstone 12 days ago

    Joel is Guy Smiley form Sesame Street

  • junekid629
    junekid629 12 days ago +1

    why didnt tmz cover the prison performance? interesting🤔

  • Inessa Torres
    Inessa Torres 13 days ago +1

    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 14 days 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 14 days 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 15 days ago


  • Trinity Sanchez
    Trinity Sanchez 15 days ago


  • The Strangler
    The Strangler 15 days ago

    Wtf is this video anyway?

  • Jay Taylor
    Jay Taylor 15 days ago


  • Cedric Johnson
    Cedric Johnson 15 days ago +1

    It's cold in the world but God's love keeps us warm.

      GLOCK NINETEEN 11 days ago


  • Grace's dad 2069
    Grace's dad 2069 15 days ago

    How many of you are really buying this?

  • matthew compos
    matthew compos 15 days 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 16 days ago

    Kanye is such a wild card it made Joel look nervous or maybe Joel was star struck.

  • Taj Majal
    Taj Majal 16 days ago

    If he needs to be defended.....

  • Eve Mennen
    Eve Mennen 16 days ago

    EGO Insanity and Confusion is not a spirit of The Lord. Fyi

  • Paige Hayes
    Paige Hayes 16 days ago

    What a scam

  • Simply LW97.
    Simply LW97. 16 days ago

    Only a fool would defend Kanye now

  • Rebeca Castillo
    Rebeca Castillo 16 days ago +1

    Why can all the people in the comments just be happy that he changed? Haters gonna hate.

  • Gabrielle
    Gabrielle 16 days ago +2

    You people judge their words and actions but only God knows their hearts.

    • James Farris
      James Farris 13 days 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 16 days 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 17 days ago

    Wow if Kanye becomes a minister he’ll def get out of that debt he’s in

  • HManuel Olmeda
    HManuel Olmeda 18 days ago

    🔥 Chant Down Babylon 🔥

  • 72 Capital
    72 Capital 18 days ago

    He is marking a trend in the music industry. I believe that after him many impostors pretending to love God and Jesus as well will come out. I hope that Kanye does not get killed for his strong positive message about awareness

  • Charles
    Charles 18 days ago

    Sounds like a major deception. A man who preaches about prosperity, your best life...and we got kanye west who uses the name of Jesus Christ for the sake of exalting himself. Their is no preaching of repentance. Our nation is full of sin. Everyone is clapping for kanye west, instead of hitting their knees and asking God for forgiveness. Something is definitely wrong. Wolves in sheep's clothing. Beware. Much love, brother Charles. Watching from Southern California. 😎

  • Kumuduni Ranasingha
    Kumuduni Ranasingha 18 days ago

    Whole hell together, so false. they are false preachers, false hears so so false, falsehood is overloaded, foolish people are clapping. I praise the Lord! he is coming with a conventional story of a false testimony . Praise the Lord for the foolishness in the world .

  • Jake Rojas
    Jake Rojas 18 days ago

    The globe. It's just a lie used to shrink the mind and make people feel smaller than they are. I don't trust anything man does.

    RICO PARADISE 18 days ago +4

    Having a form of godliness but denying the power thereof...

  • Jay Forbes
    Jay Forbes 18 days ago +1

    When mansions meet!!! Lmao!! Jesus told the rich man to sell everything you have NOT DEFEND EVERYTHING YOU HAVE!!!!!!
    The god you serve is the god of this earth! This is anti- Christ teachings!

    • Samuel Laka
      Samuel Laka 12 days ago

      That was specific to that particular man.
      Job 1:1‭, ‬3 NKJV
      "There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was blameless and upright, and one who feared God and shunned evil.
      Also, his possessions were seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen, five hundred female donkeys, and a very large household, so that this man was the greatest of all the people of the East."
      Job was not just a priest but he was also the richest man in the East.
      Genesis 26:12‭-‬14 NLT
      "When Isaac planted his crops that year, he harvested a hundred times more grain than he planted, for the Lord blessed him.
      He became a very rich man, and his wealth continued to grow.
      He acquired so many flocks of sheep and goats, herds of cattle, and servants that the Philistines became jealous of him."
      God is not against his servants and children being rich, if that was the case He would not have caused Job to be so rich that he was the richest man in all of the East or blessed Isaac so much that he became so rich the Philistines became jealous of his wealth.
      Jesus was adressing that particular man about his heart
      and his love for Him. God was going to restore his wealth back to him like He did to Job.
      Job 42:10‭, ‬12‭-‬13 NLT
      "When Job prayed for his friends, the Lord restored his fortunes. In fact, the Lord gave him twice as much as before!
      So the Lord blessed Job in the second half of his life even more than in the beginning. For now he had 14,000 sheep, 6,000 camels, 1,000 teams of oxen, and 1,000 female donkeys.

      He also gave Job seven more sons and three more daughters."

      After Job lost everything because of the devil, God restored to him everything he had lost and He made Job every richer than he was before.
      This idea that God is against His children and servants being rich IS NOT SCRIPTURAL!
      Proverbs 10:22 ESV
      "The blessing of the LORD makes a person rich, and he adds no sorrow with it."
      2 Corinthians 8:9 NLT
      "You know the generous grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. Though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that by his poverty he could make you rich."
      This is cannot be referring to spiritual poverty. Jesus Christ is God Almighty in human flesh, He was not spiritual poor. This is referring to financial riches.
      3 John 1:2
      "Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth."
      God's biggest wish for me according to the Bible is for me to prosper, yes this includes being rich, to live in health and to prosper spiritually. It's in the Bible.
      Satan has deceived many in Christ into believing that God against His children being rich and as a result many grow up believing that it is the devil who makes people rich. This is a lie by the devil!
      This is a testimony satan gave about God concerning Job.
      Job 1:9‭-‬10 NLT
      "Satan replied to the Lord, “Yes, but Job has good reason to fear God.
      You have always put a wall of protection around him and his home and his property. You have made him prosper in everything he does. Look how rich he is!"

      God makes His children rich!
      The principles to be rich are in the Bible. Many of the richest people in the world apply these very principles in their lives and they have become rich as a result but sadly Christians remain poor because satan has deceived them into believing that being rich is evil.
      This is God teaching on investment
      Ecclesiastes 11:1‭-‬2 GNT
      "Invest your money in foreign trade, and one of these days you will make a profit.
      Put your investments in several places-many places even-because you never know what kind of bad luck you are going to have in this world."
      The Bible is full of this kind of God's wisdom and many Christians are just not taking advantage of God's wisdom but they are quick to vilify and demonised any Christian who becomes rich by obeying and applying what God teaches in His Word.

  • Robert Bernard
    Robert Bernard 18 days ago

    You know what though .... I might wonder that if he could be the greatest artist how would anyone find out. If you doubt him he might just get better!

  • leango
    leango 18 days ago

    that pastor sounds like he talks about sacrificing lamBs

  • Peter Piper
    Peter Piper 18 days ago

    Christianity is falsehood

  • duduoshunn
    duduoshunn 18 days ago

    Ahahah kanye kanye kanye... he almost said shit.... lets see how long these change last. Lol

  • DyingToLiveForJesus
    DyingToLiveForJesus 18 days ago

    Did Kanye just imply that God will not forgive some people's sin?
    Edit: he may have meant well but hopefully he was just basically saying " don't blatantly sin"...

  • James gclef
    James gclef 19 days ago

    Be not deceived for Satan also quotes Scripture

  • DaKineWiseMan
    DaKineWiseMan 19 days ago

    Joel Osteen thank you for being a true man of God.. Proud of you Kanye!! Blessings to you both 🙌

  • D K777
    D K777 19 days ago

    Both are SANTANIC DECEIVERS 100% !!

  • James Vincent
    James Vincent 19 days ago

    When Kanye changes his Sunday service to The biblically-based Seventh-Day Sabbath (Saturday) service which is the day that God rested, set apart and sanctified at the end of creation week, then he will be showing true obedience to the Creator. Kanye, hopefully unknowingly has become a puppet for the Vatican and the evangelicals by helping to usher in a "New World Order" global religion and false Christian revival that at this time is fomenting a national and international Sunday Law. Those who violate it will incur, believe it or not, the death penalty. This is clearly prophesied in the book of Revelation. Kanye's song "Closed on Sunday"
    is very telling. Sadly Kanye's super pride and ego are still intact and his unwillingness so far to publicly confess and repent of his highly blasphemous actions of the past are also very telling.

  • Go Bucks
    Go Bucks 19 days ago

    Imagine being mad about this and thinking you are walking with God....

  • ihate sugar
    ihate sugar 19 days ago

    Birds of feather.......

  • Robert Bernard
    Robert Bernard 19 days ago

    Kanye need to show me a painting at least ..... The greatest artist ever? So where the art award at?

  • Kingnate theBarber
    Kingnate theBarber 19 days ago +1

    Stream of consciousness what is that?

  • Drengr
    Drengr 19 days ago

    false prophets cashing in

  • Horacio Blue Bottle
    Horacio Blue Bottle 19 days ago

    Why are Americans so gullible, this preacher is a multi millionaire a false prophet....