Victoria Osteen is a New York Times bestselling author and Co-Pastor—along with her husband, Joel—of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. As a wife and mother of two children, Victoria is an inspiration and mentor to women everywhere. She is committed to helping women, children and families discover their purpose and reach their highest potential in Christ. Her desire to meet the needs of women led her to found the Women’s Ministry at Lakewood Church with the mission of strengthening and developing the lives of married, single and professional women. In 2006, the Greater Southwest Houston Chamber of Commerce honored Victoria Osteen with a Community Impact Award for her leadership on women’s issues. Victoria Osteen’s first book, Love Your Life reached #2 on the New York Times bestseller list in 2008, and was Simon & Schuster’s largest printing that year. Victoria is also a children’s author, releasing My Happy Heart, a 3-book box set, as well as Unexpected Treasures and Gifts from the Heart, through Little Simon Inspirations.