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Joel Osteen Invites Conrad Murray for a Pray Date

5/9/2010 12:25 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Pastor numero uno Joel Osteen will have a special guest at his weekly sermon today -- none other than Dr. Conrad Murray.


Sources tell TMZ the doc accused of killing Michael Jackson has been invited into Osteen's inner sanctum at Lakewood Church in Houston, TX.   We don't know why Osteen personally invited Dr. Murray.  In fact, we're told Dr. Murray isn't sure why he was invited either ... although he's an active member of his Houston church.

We're told Murray will arrive at the church in the morning and go in through a "bunker-like" entrance -- and he won't be given the entry code until just before he arrives.

With all that security, it's almost as if Murray has a meeting with ... nevermind.


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91.

nita    

STRANGE!

1538 days ago
92.

Justice    

How dare that charlatan Osteen provide sanctuary to that MURDERER Murray!
I'm sure it has nothing to do with God. He probably sees some angle to make money in
his alliance with that lying bastard. Why isn't Osteen reaching out to the Jackson family to
give comfort to the three kids who no longer have a father around, due to one greedy person's negligence? I hope Michael's fans show up at court in larger numbers than these blinded church
people do. If only to send a message to the world, this murderer will never again enjoy a moment of peace.

1538 days ago
93.

Tiffany    

Why the specticle?? Olsteen never takes a stand on anything the Bible stands for. He is afraid he won't be able to keep up with his BMW,and etc. He doesn't want to hurt his purse because if he takes a stand the money will slow down. He is pitiful and so is his wife.She showed her true color on the air plane.Things like that cannot be made up!!!

1538 days ago
94.

Glenda in Texas    

I take it Murray and his lawyers are begging Olsteen to get members of his congregation to support Murray on June 14 so they can clash with the Michael Jackson fans. I don't blame him, he's got to get the supporters from somewhere. LOL!

1538 days ago
95.

Tellit    

96. Please contact Pastor Olsteen and let him know how you feel.
Posted at 9:21 AM on May 9, 2010 by Vee
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Thanks Vee for posting this information!
Please, all Michael Jackson fans just contact Joel Olsen/Lakewood Church about how you feel and remove any doubts that he may have had.

1538 days ago
96.

W    

With all that security, it's almost as if Murray has a meeting with ... him



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1538 days ago
97.

kim    

100. 96. Please contact Pastor Olsteen and let him know how you feel.
Posted at 9:21 AM on May 9, 2010 by Vee
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Thanks Vee for posting this information!
Please, all Michael Jackson fans just contact Joel Olsen/Lakewood Church about how you feel and remove any doubts that he may have had.



Posted at 9:33 AM on May 9, 2010 by Tellit



Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2010/05/08/joel-osteen-conrad-murray-lake-wood-church-sunday-michael-jackson-lakiewood-church/7/#comments#ixzz0nS2hojWo



Yeah, and just keep on fueling that fire of the media that Murray wants. This is what Murray wants. For the fans to feed the media fire so he can get some more publicity and more sympathy. This is what Tmz has been doing with the gay story and now murrays. please.




RIP MJ you are truely missed but will never be forgotten

1538 days ago
98.

Antwone    

Thank you Pastor Olsteen. We love and support Dr. Murray, just as you do.

1538 days ago
99.

myself    

Is this a man who really is saving God for sure? Looks like a PUBLICITY STUNT to me. If it weren't, we couldn't've been reading this on here, in the first place, right? This meeting could've been arranged privately, just btwn Murray and Osteen, especially knowing very well that it's going to be an area of interest in the media. Not only Murray can go to Osteen's offices, it could've been vice versa, and why OFFICES in the first place? Couldn't they pray at either's house? huh?? Let's just say maybe if they wanted privacy, they could've opted for that.



Well, as for someone who is claiming to be doing God's work here on earth, don't we expect him to pray for both families (Jacksons and Murrays), for justice to prevail, that's all. Let's wait and see, shall we, he's going to invite the jacksons next???? Don't think so. Doesn't it say much about this guy. These are the exact HYPOCRITES, who were mentioned in the Bible! As quoted by Human Nature above-Matthew 24:4-5 and Matthew 24:11 (tnx Human Nature).



Well i repeat again, If he really wanted to help Murray in God's name, he could've done it in private. Don't tell me this was leaked by someone, because like i mentioned above, they could've arranged in private just the two of them without anyone knowing, to avoid it being all over the place, especially now that Murray is of interest in the media bcz of the MJ connection.



"But when you pray, go into your private room, close the door, pray to your Father Who is in secret, and your Father Who sees in secret,will reward you in the OPEN"- Matthew 6:6.



This is a publicity stunt all over, but who is it benefiting, Murray or Osteen? Osteen for ratings or Murray for the up-coming trial?



Hey, anybody with Osteen's contact details. Need to contact him. Because since he's doing God's work here on earth, it should see no boundaries!

1538 days ago
100.

Tellit    

101. 96. Please contact Pastor Olsteen and let him know how you feel.
Posted at 9:21 AM on May 9, 2010 by Vee
________________




Thanks Vee for posting this information!
Please, all Michael Jackson fans just contact Joel Osteen/Lakewood Church about how you feel and remove any doubts that he may have had.

1538 days ago
101.

myself    

Cheers vee, just saw your post(contact details), after i had posted mine.

1538 days ago
102.

Googie    

I've listened a few times to Pastor Olsteen & thought it's strange that there is not one cross in his church and I don't remember he saying anything about the bible or that Christ gave his life for us. All he appeared to be was a cheerleader saying you can do it.

1538 days ago
103.

Tellit    

imo.....
Joel Osteen/Lakewood Church will not mention Murrays name or televise him.
The invitation was extended to Murray only as a personal offering to share in their service; fellowship, music, and a mighty message of hope/faith and perseverance when faced with overwhelming hardship and darkness.

1538 days ago
104.

LunaticFringe    

(92) @commonSenseSays....



Don't come on here preaching to us unless you have PROOF of what you say. Unless you are Joel or one of the Jacksons, stifle your comments! Michael wasn't the only person in the world who was a victim to drugs. That fact in no way exonerates Murray. Murray is a doctor who is suppose to do what is best for the patient. He instead chose to walk the fence by having his cake and eating it too. Everyone with a TV set or who is literate, knew Mike had a problem with drugs. Murray claims he was friend of MJ. If he were a friend, then Mike's history wasn't a secret. Murray didn't want to lose his opportunity to get out of debt by refusing to give someone with a penchant for abuse what he wanted. A doctor is not suppose to be a drug pusher or supplier. A doctor is suppose to have the knowledge and ethics to make the correct decisions when it comes to a person's
life. If Mike was pressuring him for drugs, Murray should have backed out or refused like MJ's nutritionist Cherilyn Lee did. Murray is responsible 100%. If a person is in a hospital and is given too much of a drug that kills him, the hospital and doctors responsible are to blame. Just because the patient was Michael Jackson, and people have preconceived opinions about him. That shouldn't skew the facts between right and wrong. He deserves justice like the next man. I don't feel sorry for Murray. He made his bed. Now let him lie in it!

1538 days ago
105.

MARY ADAMS    

IT APPEARS THAT JOEL OSTEEN IS NOT FOR REAL, AND HE IS NOT A MINISTER, HE IS A SPEAKER; IT APPEARS HE IS DOING THIS FOR PUBLICITY PURPOSES ONLY; CHECK BACK WHEN KATRINA DISATER HIT, IT APPEARS THAT JOEL OSTEEN WOULD NOT EVEN ALLOW THEM TO COME INTO HIS CHURCH, IT APPEARS THAT WHEN THEY ARRIVED IN HOUSTON, JOEL OSTEEN WOULD NOT ALLOW THESE PEOPLE TO COME INTO HIS CHURCH; THIS IS WHEN IT APPEARS TO ALL THAT JOEL OSTEEN AND WIFE IS OUT FOR ONLY THE MONEY AND STARDOM!!!!!!!

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