Some of Joel Osteen's books include his inaugural book, "Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential," which was published in October 2004, and "Scriptures and Meditations for Your Best Life Now," published in 2006. Five of his books have been New York Times bestsellers.
Osteen's first book reached the number one position on the New York Times bestseller list, and his second book topped the list and sold four million copies on its first printing.
Osteen went on to write several other books, including "Starting Your Best Life Now," which was published in 2007, and "Become a Better You," also published in 2007. "Your Best Life Begins Each Morning" was published in 2008, followed by "It's Your Time," published in 2009. In 2011, he published "Every Day A Friday," "followed in 2012 by an accompanying book, "Every Day A Friday Journal: How To Be Happy 7 Days a Week." In 2013, he published "I Declare: 31 Promises to Speak Over Your Life" and "Break Out!" Other works include "Daily Readings from Your Best Life Now" and "Your Best Life Now for Moms."
Joel Osteen is the pastor of Lakewood Church. His net worth is estimated at $56 million, as of 2015, and he lives in a mansion with an estimated value of $10.5 million.