By Jim Aug 30 2017 Joel OsteenThe prosperity gospel has an unpopular answer to the problem of evil in the world. Its central claim - “Everyone can be prosperous!”-contains its own conundrum. 1055 reads There is 1 Comment Progress Bert Perry - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 12:33pm The Babylon Bee gets honored in the Strib! But seriously, I think the article is overstated. Most of the country, as far as I can tell, didn't know or care about Osteen until some careless words suggested his church was callous to the needy. And as a progression of televangelists and prosperity hucksters would beg to tell us, a lot of us love our prosperity theologians. One might even suggest that we elected one last November. Aspiring to be a stick in the mud.