"As two single adults we have very recently begun to explore a dating relationship." Houghton had been the worship minister at Lakewood for five years.
They are seen here promoting the film in 2013 with Galley Molina (far right)‘Why are women always the ones who have to forgive?
Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church recently placed worship minister and famous gospel singer Israel Houghton on indefinite leave.
Christian Today reports that Lakewood made the decision to place Houghton on leave after Houghton got divorced and began dating former Cheetah Girl Adrienne Bailon.
"It affected me so much that I made it a conscious decision not to do that to the next person because when you experience the kind of hurt that being cheated on will make you question yourself.
"Despite being hurt by how things ended with Rob, Adrienne admitted that his young age definitely played a role.