Robison eventually met his wife, Betty Freeman, while a student at Pasadena High School,   and they wed on February 23, 1963, when both were 19. Two years later, in 1965, the couple graduated with honors from Middle Tennessee State University. 
LIFE TODAY with James and Betty Robison not only ministers to people directly through the daily broadcast, but also presents the global mission focus of Life Outreach International.
After a seven-year battle with cancer she left to be forever with Jesus on Friday, December 28. Betty and I have never experienced such unexpected heartache nor watched such a precious person suffer such dreadful pain and never once complain. From the time she was diagnosed with throat cancer seven years ago, she had signed every email: “I WIN.”
- James and Betty Robison: A Legacy Of Life, part 1 (LIFE Today)YouTube
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- James and Betty Robison: Lose Your Life To Find Your Life, part 2 (LIFE Today)YouTube
- James and Betty Robison: God's Heart For You, part 2 (LIFE Today)YouTube
Mrs. Hale led the teenage boy to the Lord during a revival service. Fortunately, he was able to live with the Hales for his last two years of high school, where he met Betty Freeman. Betty was born in a working class home in Lufkin, Texas, along with her three siblings.
James and Betty Robison – Over 50 Years of ministry James Robison is the founder and president of LIFE Outreach International and the founder and publisher of The Stream. Since 1968, James has presented the Gospel on television. He launched the daily television program LIFE Today with his wife, Betty, in 1995.
This year we, as a community, are celebrating 60 years of Life Outreach International and James and Betty Robison’s incredible marriage, which helped to birth that ministry. What a legacy and pioneering pathway that these precious servants of God have left for all of us to follow.
Wow! BETTY ROBISON: Its been great. Not to say we havent had our ups and downs, as all couples do. Weve had challenges, but -- JAMES ROBISON: Mainly me being the challenge! BETTY ROBISON: No, I wouldnt say that. We have both grown up together. SCOTT ROSS: Where did you meet? BETTY ROBISON: We met at Vacation Bible School. SCOTT ROSS: Really?
Mission: Rescue LIFE is LIFE Outreach’s “light in the darkness” of human trafficking and the sex slave industry. Together, we reach families in at-risk areas by providing relief and education on trafficking, rescue women and children held captive by traffickers and restore those set free, providing them safe and healing environments.
As James and Betty reflect on 60 years of ministry, they recall the shift to mission outreaches and servant-based discipleship. Air date April 26, 2023.