LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 4, 2012) - Truli Media Group, Inc. (
According to Nielsen Media Research, Joel is the most watched inspirational figure in America. His weekly sermon is broadcast into every U.S. television market where it is viewed by seven million Americans each week and more than 20 million each month. His weekly broadcast is also seen in almost 100 nations around the world (www.joelosteen.com).
Truli.Net users will be able to access most of the Joel Osteen Ministries content from the Company's growing digital platform, as well as to follow and support the good work of Joel's ministry feeding the hungry and providing health care and shelter to those in need worldwide.
"I believe the faith-building entertainment, education and enrichment content of Truli.Net will bring positive hope to its fast expanding worldwide audience," said Joel Osteen. "I am honored and excited to have our ministry program now available through the Truli.Net platform."
"Joel Osteen is one of the most charismatic and popular ministers of our time," said Michael Jay Solomon, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Truli Media Group. "I am pleased and proud to welcome him to Truli.Net, and to share his powerful Evangelical message of inspiration and hope, 'reaching the unreached, and telling the untold,' with our users globally."
About Joel Osteen Ministries
Joel Osteen is a native Texan and the Pastor of Lakewood Church, which according to Church Growth Today is America's largest and fastest growing church (www.joelosteen.com). On July 16, 2005 after completing $95 million dollars in renovations, Joel moved Lakewood Church into its new 16,000-seat home -- the former Compaq Center. It is the largest regularly-used worship center in the United States. Each week Joel delivers God's message of hope and encouragement to more than 38,000 attendees. According to Nielsen Media Research, Joel is the most watched inspirational figure in America. His weekly sermon is broadcast into every U.S. television market where it is viewed by seven million Americans each week and more than 20 million each month. His weekly broadcast is also seen in almost 100 nations around the world.
Millions Are Watching
God is doing amazing things through our television ministry. We are reaching over 100 million homes in the U.S. and tens of millions more in 100 nations. Lives are being changed, relationships are being restored and communities are being transformed by the power of God and the message of hope that is being broadcast through this ministry.
48 Million Podcasts
The Bible says that "faith comes by hearing the Word of God," and each week more than one million people are hearing God's Word by downloading our audio and video podcast, making our podcast consistently one of the top five in the world. Because of your support, we are able to make this free resource available to millions around the world each week.
About Truli Media Group
Truli Media Group, Inc., parent Company of Truli.Net, was founded by entertainment industry veteran executive Michael Jay Solomon. With an iconic, successful track record in developing and leading worldwide television media distribution companies, Solomon is the former co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Telepictures Corp, President of Lorimar-Telepictures Corp and former President of Warner Bros. International Television.
Recognizing a need for a simple and centralized vast library of family and faith-based subject matter combined with unifying social interaction, a team of ministry leaders, technologists and business people gathered to address this need on behalf of the Evangelical Christian community, estimated at more than 100 million people in the U.S. and totals over 700 million internationally.
With representatives in Dallas, Miami, Denver and Atlanta, Los Angeles-based Truli Media Group is led by Michael Jay Solomon and an experienced team of industry and ministry leaders. Collectively, they aggregate family friendly, faith-based Christian quality content, music, film and manage a platform for collaborative, social networking amongst members of the Christian community worldwide, enabling them to share, communicate, explore and deepen their faith together.
Truli.Net offers a unique distribution platform focused on Christian and family-friendly content that is free for users to view, interact and engage with on any mobile apparatus such as tablets, phones, smart TV, etc. Truli.Net is free for ministries, as thousands of sermons are delivered weekly, as well as individuals, music artists, authors, film/television producers and educators seeking to gain visibility and provide their content in a targeted and relevant community linked by a shared belief. Truli.Net offers a single platform that is flexible and easy to use to connect users enabling the delivery of relevant content to the Evangelical community market of 100+ million people in the U.S. (and 600+ million outside the U.S.) representing $4.3 billion of annual gross industry sales.
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