Osteen is a well-known televangelist and senior pastor at Lakewood Church, a megachurch in Houston. 

He served as guest chaplain in the House on Tuesday at the request of Rep. Sheila Jackson LeeSheila Jackson Lee'Westworld' star tells lawmakers about rape in plea for assault victims NFL player who kneeled for national anthem tackles Capitol Hill 'externship' Former Comey aide grilled by House panel for over seven hours MORE (D-Texas). He prayed for wisdom, courage and compassion.

Osteen was in Washington through Thursday, and had meetings planned with House Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew Boehner4 reasons Mike Pompeo will succeed at Foggy Bottom The misunderstood reason Congress can’t get its job done GOP sees McCarthy moving up — if GOP loses the House MORE (R-Ohio), Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioRubio: McCabe 'should've been allowed to finish through the weekend' For Tillerson, bucking Trump became a job-killer At least six dead after pedestrian bridge collapses on cars in Florida MORE (R-Fla.) and others, according to ABC News. He told ABC News he urged Congress toward more compromise. 

“I think God blesses unity. Sometimes we have to realize if we can’t get 100 percent of what we want ... we can get 80 percent,” he said.