Pastor Steven Furtick Signs 6-Year, $110 Million Contract To Preach At Texas Church


Quit sports kids, because you might get a bigger paycheck preaching in a city than being that city’s biggest NFL star.

Pastor Steven Furtick just signed than equivalent of a max-deal in sports, announcing an agreement with Lakewood Church in Texas to preach alongside evangelical superstar Joel Osteen, forming essentially a preaching dream team.

The contract, worth $110 million over the next six years, is the richest in history for a pastor.

In an unprecedented move, Furtick let his decision during a two-hour televised special on TBN Thursday night, dubbed “The Decision.”


“I’m going to take my talents to Houston and join Joel’s legendary squad. I wish Elevation the best of luck in the seasons to come, and hope they can find someone as ripped and godly as me.”