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Televangelist pastor Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church took on water Monday, according to Lakewood spokesman Donald ILoff. The water have since receded, Iloff tells CNN and the church will be used as a shelter and donation center for Harvey victims. The church does have a flood wall in place but out of caution they will only allow several hundred people to stay on the 2nd floor of the church.
Televangelist pastor Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church took on water Monday, according to Lakewood spokesman Donald ILoff. The water have since receded, Iloff tells CNN and the church will be used as a shelter and donation center for Harvey victims. The church does have a flood wall in place but out of caution they will only allow several hundred people to stay on the 2nd floor of the church.

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Don Iloff, Joel Osteen's brother-in-law, responds to critics after Lakewood Church received backlash for not immediately opening its doors to flood victims.

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