Joel Osteen: Gays Can Be Accepted Into Heaven, But Can ‘Change’

Mega church leader Joel Osteen told Oprah Winfrey that he believes gay people will be accepted into Heaven, even though homosexuality is a “sin.” “Now we encourage people to be able to change and grow…but I think it’s going to be open to us,” he explained. Osteen has previously said that he would attend a same-sex marriage but wouldn’t officiate it, adding, “we’re all growing, we’re all changing.” “Somebody who has a certain difficulty now, maybe they won’t in five years. You know, one of the messages I speak to is, you can love people into wholeness.” Watch him with Oprah:

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