CLEVELAND - The pastor of the largest church in America is bringing his message of hope to Cleveland Friday night.
Pastor Joel Osteen speaks at Quicken Loans Arena in what he promises will be more than two hours of inspiration, music, laughter and faith building.
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"I'm going to remind them that God is good, that He's on our side, and that even when difficult things happen, when you keep your trust in Him, you can have peace right there in the midst of difficult times," Osteen said in an interview with NewsChannel5.
Osteen also talked about his signature smile and what attracts so many people to his ministry. His congregation is now more than 43,000 strong and his television ministry reaches 10 million people every week.
"I think part of it is the message is so positive," he said.
Ostreen said he tries to live what he preaches. "Life is too short not to live it and enjoy it."
He said he enjoys sports. He plays basketball and loves to hang out with his family. He said he doesn't li ve a real stressed-out life.
You can see Osteen's interview Friday on NewsChannel5 at 11. Meanwhile, tickets are still available to the "Night of Hope" at Quicken Loans Arena.
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