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Robert Jeffress Biography, Career, Education, Age, Height, and Net Worth.
Who is Robert Jeffress?
Robert Jeffress is an American pastor for Southern Baptist. In addition, he is also an author, radio presenter, and televangelist.
Moreover, he is the senior pastor of the First Baptist Church, which has 14,000 congregants located in Dallas, Texas, and also a Fox News Contributor. Moreover, his sermons are aired on the television and radio program Pathway to Victory. His sermons are aired on more than 1,200 television networks in the US and 28 other countries. In addition, it is also heard on 900 stations and broadcast live in 195 countries.
Robert supervised the construction of the first baptist church’s 3,000- seat pavilion. Moreover, the $130 million was officially opened on Easter Sunday Worship on March 31st, 2013.
The August 2017 white supremacist rally, that happened in Charlottesville, Virginia left one woman dead. Robert went ahead and criticized White supremacy. In addition, in a separate interview, he cited that all racism is repulsive and totally contradictory to the teaching. However, he later refrained from criticizing especially, White Supremacy.
Moreover, he is one of the strong opponents of same-sex marriage and LGBT rights. He went ahead and alleged that gay marriages are counterfeit and has repeatedly targeted homosexuality in his sermon. In addition, in his sermon, he said that gay people are ” filthy”, and “degrading” beyond description.
Following the 2017 Las Vegas tragedy, Jeffress stated on Fox Business, “It is real, but evil is also transient.” Following the June 2015 church massacre in Charleston, Jeffress spoke on Fox News and described the assault as “pure, unadulterated evil.”
According to him, he believes in the teachings of Judaism, Islam, Mormonism, and Hinduism decline the truth of Christ. Moreover, he also believes that their adherents ” will go to hell if they don’t accept the christ”.
In an August 2010 sermon, Jeffress stated that Muhammad and Islam encouraged pedophilia, pointing to Aisha’s age at marriage. In addition, he also referred to Roman Catholicism as a “Satanic” consequence of the “Babylonian mystery religion” in 2010.
During an interview in the same year, he said Mormonism was wrong and it was a heresy from the pit of Hell. Moreover, he ahead and said Judaism, can’t be saved being a Jew, you know who said that by the way, the three greatest Jews in the New Testament, Peter, Paul, and Jesus Christ, all said Judaism won’t do it, it’s faith in Jesus Christ.
As a result of his remarks, many people criticized him but he never retracted his comments even after Mitt Romney‘s ordered him to do so. In addition, in an interview, he did in 2016, he said that he thought Christians were being attacked and marginalized.
How Old Is Robert Jeffress?
He was born on November 29th, 1955, he is 65 years as of 2021. He shares his birthday with other notable people such as Chadwick Boseman, Gemma Chan, Anna Faris, Joel Coen, Lauren German, Don Cheadle, Andrew McCarthy, among others.
Who are His Parents?
He is the son of Robert Jeffress Sr and Julia Caroline Fielder. However, both parents are deceased.
Does He Have Siblings?
He has not yet disclosed any information about his siblings. In case of any information, we will;l update it as soon as possible.
Robert Jeffress Education
Jeffress attended Baylor University, where he received a B.S. degree. After that, he joined Dallas Theological Seminary where he acquired a Master of Theology degree. In addition, he also has a Doctor of Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.
Robert Jeffress Wife
He is married to a former Amy Lyon
Robert Jeffress Kids
Together with his wife, they have been blessed with two daughters.
Despite being a preacher he is a strong conservative. During the 2012 Republican presidential primaries, he endorsed Governor Rick Perry.
On October 7, 2011, he sparked a nationwide controversy. This was after he introduced Perry at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC, by implying that one of Perry’s opponents, Massachusetts’ Mitt Romney, is “opposed to Christianity.” Romney’s Mormonism, according to Jeffress, violates Jesus Christ’s teachings.
Moreover, he had made similar remarks earlier during the 2007 presidential primaries. Moreover, despite his up and down with Romney, he went ahead and endorsed him in the 2012 presidential election. In addition, he opposed the reelection of Barack Obama.
In September 2012, during the campaign period, he went ahead and warned Romney against concentrating more on economic issues only. On November 4th, 2012, Sunday before the general election, he claimed that Obama was paving way for the future reign of the Antichrist.
During the 2016 US presidential election, he endorsed and campaigned for Republican contender Donald Trump. However, he had previously supported Ben Carson. Jeffress further claimed that Christians who refused to vote for or support Trump as the Republican nominee were “fools” who were “driven by pride rather than principle.”
On June 21, 2016, then-candidate Donald Trump appointed Jeffress to the Evangelical Advisory Board and the White House Faith Initiative. “This isn’t so much us advising the president as the president seeking our view on a variety of topics,” Jeffress said of the Board’s relationship with Trump.
In March 2018, Jeffress appeared as a Fox News contributor to discuss allegations that Donald Trump had an affair with former adult film star Stormy Daniels, saying, “Even if it’s proven to be true, it doesn’t matter,” arguing that the president’s personal life is irrelevant because policy matters more than his personal life.
Robert Jeffress Height
Jeffress has not revealed his actual height, weight, and body measurement to the public. In case of any information, we will update it as soon as possible.
Robert Jeffress’s Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be around $ 17 million.
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