Pastor Robison of James Robison Ministries is the host of a 30-minute talk show which has featured exciting guests, including President George W. Bush.
Each month, approximately 60,000 television viewers call the ministry's 24-hour prayer center seeking spiritual guidance.
Born October 9, 1943, in Houston, Texas, he is an
American televangelist and the founder and President of the Christian relief organization Life Outreach International.
Mr. Robison was born on October 9, 1943, in the Pediatric Unit of a Houston hospital. Conceived by rape, his 41-year-old mother originally sought an abortion, but the doctor would not comply.
After putting an ad in the newspaper, his mother gave him up to Rev. and Mrs. H.D. Hale, pastors in the Houston suburb of Pasadena. He would remain with them for a few years, until his mother reclaimed him as a young boy and took him to her home in Austin.
After a rough childhood in Austin, during which he nearly shot his alcoholic, ill-tempered father, He returned to Pasadena to visit his foster parents. It was during that short visit he became a Christian during a revival service conducted by his foster father, and he later entered the ministry.
He married his wife, Betty Freeman on February 23, 1963. Robison can frequently be seen with his wife on infomercials selling sublingal vitamin B12.
Their frequent info-mercials highlight the need to donate to feed children in Africa.
Mr. Robison receives an annual salary from Life Outreach International of $159,000, and Betty Robison receives $128,000. LOI states that James and Betty Robinson’s salaries are based on wage and compensation surveys of businesses in their geographic region.
They also receive a housing allowance, health insurance and retirement benefits. A local developer built them their new house in exchange for their property.
At age 23, future Arkansas governor (and 2008 presidential candidate) Mike Huckabee was a public relations staffer for James Robison.
LIFE Outreach works in nearly 40 countries, including Bolivia, Romania, China and India.
James Robison Ministries has released more than a dozen books. He and his wife Betty reside in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Are you more in love now than when you first wed? Life Today co-hosts Betty and James Robison, know it's possible. In Living in Love they share the secrets of their 50-year marriage. Includes discussion questions. Hardcover.
Many books have been written on conservative politics. Many more have been written calling Christians to holiness and spiritual revival. Few, however, have managed to combine a clear explanation of the conservative political perspective with its corresponding personal and spiritual virtue.
In INDIVISIBLE, James Robison, the founder and president of LIFE Outreach International, partners with Jay Richards, Ph.D., a writer who has appeared in both the New York Times and The Washington Post. Together, they tackle tough, controversial political issues facing conservative Christians today, including abortion, stem cell research, education, economics, health care, the environment, judicial activism, marriage, and others. Written to appeal to a broad spectrum of believers, INDIVISIBLE not only argues political questions from a Scriptural standpoint, it also provides simple arguments that Christians can use in public settings.
Most significantly, Robison and Richards recognize that the point of origin for spiritual and moral transformation is the individual. "We are convinced by historical precedent that long term cultural change requires not merely sound thinking and public good works but rather, God's spiritual and moral transformation of us as individuals, which will then transform our churches, our communities, our culture, and ultimately our politics."
James and Betty share their no-nonsense God-centered advice on issues like expectations, finances, sex, and parenting will show you how a committed relationship is built and sustained. Includes discussion questions. Paperback.
God's desire is to pour out his blessings on you--sometimes financially, sometimes in ways that are priceless. In True Prosperity James Robison shares personal and Biblical principles that show what a life of true prosperity is all about. Learn how to steer clear of greed, envy, unforgiveness and idolatry so you can experience the grace and freedom God intends for you.
You don't have to read the headlines to realize that America is falling away from biblical morality. Urging us to rebuild a cultural perspective that's more receptive to Christianity, Robison identifies 20 truths about love, evil, justice, and more that will help us build common ground so that we can become "light" and "salt" to non-believers. 250 pages, hardcover from Tyndale.
Did you know that you're in the fight of your life? The forces of evil are set against you and if you're not aware, they'll find ways to knock you down, again and again. In The Life You're Fighting For James Robison shows you how you can win spiritual battles. He introduces the weapons the Lord has given, and shows you how to use them, so you can achieve victory over the enemy.