This is what Pastor Joel Osteen of Lakewood Church in Houston also said during his recent interview on CNN’s “The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer” about Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith:
“When I hear Mitt Romney say that he believes that Jesus is the Son of God — that he’s the Christ, raised from the dead, that he’s his Savior — that’s good enough for me,” the pastor proclaimed, going on to say that he wants to be “inclusive” and welcoming to those who claim they accept Christ.
While Pastor Osteen did differentiate between Mormonism and “traditional Christianity,” he maintains that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints adherents do, indeed, fall into the Christian realm. Despite some differences, Pastor Osteen claims that he sees Mormons as “brothers in Christ.”
My question to Pastor Joel Osteen is this: Just because Mitt Romney, who is a Mormon, says he believes in Jesus Christ, is that good enough for you, that you even see Mormons as your brothers in Christ? Doesn’t the Bible say in James chapter 2:19 that if “you say [...]