Joel Scott Osteen is an American preacher, televangelist, author, and the Senior Pastor of Lakewood Church in the United States in Houston, Texas. He is widely nicknamed “The Smiling Preacher”. Lakewood Church is the largest Protestant Church in the United States, in Houston, Texas. He has written over numerous books, which became successful. His first book Your Best Life Now was released by Time Warner in 2004. It was at the top of The New York Times Best Seller list. His new book You Can, You Will: 8 Undeniable Qualities of a Winner is out now in bookstores, and as Kindle Editions on Amazon.com worldwide.