One thing you’ll notice is that a handful of religious leaders may do a better job than anyone of punching above their weight. Deepak Chopra, the spiritual writer, had only about 400,000 followers when we collected the data. The evangelist Rick Warren had about 240,000, and the evangelist Joel Osteen had about 160,000. Yet each of three had an influence score of at least 85, making them among the most quoted and cited people on Twitter.via Joel Osteen, Rick Warren named most influential religious leaders on Twitter | Believe It or Not | HoustonBelief.com. Who do you follow ‘religiously’ on Twitter?