Houston, TX, June 05, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Joel Osteen Ministries announced today that their audio Podcast reached No. 3 in the list of all Podcasts on iTunes this week. Joel Osteen’s audio Podcast has been in or near the top 10 on iTunes since January of 2007. Over 42 million people have requested the audio Podcast of Joel Osteen’s television program in the past year, one of the top five in the world.
“We were very excited to see our Podcast rise this high in the rankings,” stated Jeana Lawrence, Director of Marketing and Communications for Lakewood. “It reminds us how important it is to provide people a number of ways to hear Joel’s message of hope.”
Joel Osteen’s audio and video Podcasts have consistently grown in popularity since they were first launched in early 2006. With more than 4 million requests per month, the Podcast is a frequent top 10 download among all categories on iTunes and consistently stays at or near the No. 1 spot in the inspirational category.
iTunes offers 30-minute Podcasts of Joel Osteen’s weekly television message in audio or video format, downloadable to iPods, PCs or MP3 players for free. In addition, viewers and listeners can access Joel Osteen’s sermons at JoelOsteen.com.
More about Joel Osteen
Joel and Victoria Osteen are Pastors of Lakewood Church, the largest church in America where weekly services are broadcast in the U.S. and around the world in over 100 nations. According to Nielsen Media Research, Joel Osteen is the most watched minister in America and reaches 95% of all U.S. television households. For more information about Joel Osteen Ministries, go to Joelosteen.com