Does God Care Who Wins the Super Bowl? Joel Osteen Answers

Joel and Victoria Osteen, Night of Hope
Joel and Victoria Osteen, Night of Hope

There’s never been a shortage of displays of Christian faith among NFL football players, with athletes like Tim Tebow and Kurt Warner frequently espousing their religious beliefs during postgame interviews.

After his team’s dramatic NFC Championship overtime win over the Green Bay Packers, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson broke down in tears and claimed that God prepared him for the game-winning touchdown drive.

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said in a radio interview several days later that he doesn’t “think God cares a whole lot about the outcome. He cares about the people involved, but I don’t think he’s a big football fan.”

For The Win decided to ask Joel Osteen, the senior pastor of Houston’s giant Lakewood Church and host of a weekly show on SiriusXM’s Joel Osteen Radio channel, if he thinks God cares who wins football games.

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SOURCE: USA Today FTW
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