Israel Houghton's team is responding to claims that he's failed to make child support payments to his two youngest children, whom he allegedly fathered during an extramarital affair, and is being pursued by the Texas attorney general's office.
While the 45-year-old Christian singer-songwriter and frontman of Israel & New Breed is worshiping God on the "Festival of Praise" tour, he's been the subject of Bossip reports claiming that the Texas State Attorney General's Child Support Division is suing him over failure to make child support payments.
According to Bossip, Houghton failed to make child support payments for his two youngest children, Kingston, 4, and Khristian, 2, both of whom he fathered in an extramarital affair during his 20-year marriage. more >>
Southern Baptist megachurch pastor Robert Jeffress has said that he disagrees with Christian author Max Lucado when it comes to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, explaining that he wants to see the "meanest, toughest" option for fighting the Islamic State terror group and other threats.
Jeffress, who leads First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, said in an interview with NPR that while he "loves" and agrees on certain things with Lucado, he disagrees on what qualities are needed for president.
"Well, first of all, I see a lot of common ground with Max Lucado. I love Max Lucado. And, you know, I've disagreed with his point of view," Jeffress explained. more >>
Popular HGTV "Fixer Upper" hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines will share their testimonies about faith, marriage and obedience to God in their "I Am Second" film debut that will be released next week.
For their "I Am Second" film, Chip and Joanna will be featured separately before coming together side-by-side to talk about their marriage. The owners of the Magnolia Market in Waco, Texas, have used their expertise in design and renovation to reflect their Christian faith. But now fans will have the opportunity to learn even more about their values. more >>
Pastor Robert Jeffress of First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, said that while Christians cannot possibly look at the Syrian civil war crisis and not feel compassion for the people, that doesn't mean the United States should accept unvettable refugees.
Jeffress said in an interview with Stuart Varney on Fox Business on Wednesday that while he believes most Muslims are peace-loving, it's also true that radical Muslims, and not Christians, are the ones carrying out terror attacks.
"No Christian, no human being can look at the situation in Syria and not feel compassion for the suffering Syrians. There are many things we can do and should do as a nation, but allowing un-vettable refugees into our country is not one of them," the megachurch pastor said on Wednesday. more >>
Pastor Joel Osteen of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, released his latest book on Tuesday that focuses on the power of positive thinking and how it can help people live better lives.
"How you think determines how you live. Many people are being held back by wrong mindsets. You can't think negative, and live a positive life," Osteen said in a preview video about his newst book, Think Better, Live Better.
"I'll show you how to delete the wrong thoughts, and program your mind for the victorious life that belongs to you." more >>
Pastor Robert Jeffress of First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, said he is ready to see the United Nations abolished, following demands by a U.N. panel that Americans pay reparations for the history of slavery and oppression.
"I would like some reparations from the British people for what King George did to my forefathers. Let's just go ahead and start paying out to everybody," Jeffress responded to the news in an interview with Stuart Varney on Fox Business.
The Washington Post reported earlier this week that the U.N.'s working group of experts on people of African descent presented findings to the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday, asking for the U.S. government to start repaying for the injustices that black Americans suffered through. more >>