"America deserves the Osteens. The consumer culture, the cult of the therapeutic, the marketing impulse, and the sheer superficiality of American cultural Christianity probably made the Osteens inevitable"
"If Lakewood Church is any indication of the biblical literacy, genuine devotion to Christ, and fellowship of the saints of the American evangelical church, we are in serious trouble."
Someone broke into the church's safe Sunday evening, taking cash, checks and envelopes containing written credit card information, the statement said. A church employee made the discovery Monday morning.