Joel Osteen’s “Night of Hope” Last Night

Joel Osteen / Associated Press File Photo
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Joel Osteen / Associated Press File Photo

Televangelist, Joel Osteen took on Chicago on Saturday for a “Night of Hope.”

Osteen, 48, along with his wife Victoria took on Cellular One Field to bring their message of hope and to let people know “there are brighter days up ahead,” as he told the Sun Times.

A crowd of over 30,000 took in the evangelical Christian’s over four hours of “Night of Hope,” which was projected to last a little over two hours.

According to the Sun Times, the event was set to feature messages from the Osteens, performances by both Osteen children.

The crowd was no surprise to Osteen, who is used to millions of people listening to him each week.

Osteen’s church in Houston, is formerly the home of the Houston Rockets and is the largest congregation in the United States. Lakewood Church regularly draws in crowds of 40,000 while millions of people around the world watch it as it’s televised each week.

The Osteens reportedly say they don’t take salary from the church, where Osteen is senior paster while his wife co-ministers, but live off their four best-selling books.