Victoria Osteen (born March 28, 1961) is the co-pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, an author, the wife of Joel Osteen, and the daughter-in-law of John Osteen.Victoria Osteen was born Victoria Iloff in Huntsville, Alabama. She lived near Marshall Space Flight Center where her father, Donald Iloff – a mathematician with General Electric – was a member of GE’s Saturn rocket project team led by German rocket scientist Wernher von Braun. In 1963, at the age of two, Osteen moved with her family to Houston, Texas when her father took a position with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). She grew up in a southern suburb of Houston, near the Manned Spacecraft Center (now known as the Johnson Space Center). Growing up, Osteen attended the Church of Christ, a relatively conservative church, where her mother, Georgine Iloff, taught Sunday school and her father served as a deacon. Osteen attended (though did not graduate from) the University of Houston where she studied psychology while working in her mother’s jewelry business. It was while working in the jewelry store that she met Joel Osteen in 1985 when he came in to buy a new watch battery.
Victoria Osteen (April-14-2020) Sunday Sermon.
Victoria Osteen (April-07-2020) Sunday Sermon.
Victoria Osteen (March-31-2020) Sunday Sermon: Let the S-O-N Shine On You. You have God’s power living on the inside! Allow His light to shine on you today. When you remove the burdens and distractions, His light will burst forth powerfully in your life.
Watch Victoria Osteen (March-24-2020) Sunday Sermon: How Are You Handling Worry. If we let them, worry and stress can drain the joy from our lives. While worry pulls us away from God’s power, worship draws us to Him. When you're tempted to worry, choose to praise instead. As you worship in the midst of your fear, His presence will begin to change you!
Joel and Victoria Osteen (March-17-2020) Message: Words of Encouragement. This is a time for believers to not shrink back, but to rise up, to lean into God, to put our trust in Him. Watch these encouraging words from Joel and Victoria.
Victoria Osteen (March-17-2020) Sunday Sermon: Build People Up With Your Words. Good relationships are built on what we’re willing to give more than what we’re willing to receive. Be someone who uses your words to build others up today! When you extend grace, you'll receive grace in return.
Victoria Osteen (March-03-2020) Sunday Sermon: Don't Be a Complainer. It’s easy to notice what’s wrong in a situation and what could be improved. But when we complain, we give life to negative thoughts and limit our perspective. To create change in our lives, we have to approach God with thanksgiving. Let's choose today to live with hearts full of gratitude!
Watch Victoria Osteen (February-18-2020) Sunday Sermon: Learn to Love Well. There’s always room to grow in the way we love others. The good news is, we don’t have to do it all on our own. God's love is a source that never runs dry. When you lean into His love, you’ll be empowered to love others better!
Be Good to People - Victoria Osteen, Sunday Sermon (February-11-2020). When we love the people around us, we nourish our own souls. Look for opportunities to be good to others today. As you focus on loving others, God is going to do incredible things in your life!
Widen Your Lens of Perspective - Victoria Osteen (February-04-2020). Sometimes we focus so much on an area of our life we want to change that we miss the new things God is doing around us. Don't let a difficult season keep you from recognizing God's work in your life. Shift your perspective to see the new things He has prepared for you!