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Report: Former Hillsong pastors say they were threatened by Brian Houston

Two former European pastors have accused Hillsong co-founder Brian Houston and the church’s general manager of sending threatening emails during a dispute over the transfer of their church, cash, and assets to Hillsong Australia, according to ABC News in Australia. Last month, Hillsong’s Sydney-based global pastor Brian Houston resigned after the church revealed it had […]

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Hillsong’s Brian Houston says he will step down

Hillsong founder Brian Houston has announced he will be transitioning away from his current role as global senior pastor. According to the New York Post, Houston, who founded Hillsong, told his congregants this past Sunday that while he and his wife Bobbie will continue to be involved in Hillsong, he will be shifting responsibility to […]

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Hillsong’s Carl Lentz Tells Christians Labeling Him a Coward: ‘You and I Know a Different Jesus’

“Hillsong is seen as this hip, progressive church that’s drawn huge millennial crowds, but it’s still evangelical,” co-host of “The View” Sara Haines stated to Cark Lentz. “So, where do you stand on social issues that young people are particularly passionate about, like gay marriage [and] abortion? Like, how do you address those types of […]

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Hillsong’s Brian Houston faces sex abuse coverup inquiry

Brian Houston’s hearings before the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse are underway, as Houston faces questions about the safety of his Hillsong empire after the original charge: that Houston failed to tell police his father was a child sex abuser. “Frank Houston had abused up to nine boys in Australia and New […]

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Global Leadership 2016 continues its carnal slide

The 2016 Global Leadership Summit is kicking off today, hosted by its founder, Willow Creek Church’s senior pastor Bill Hybels. This year’s Summit continues its trajectory in a secular direction by including fewer pastors in its speaking faculty and more worldly leaders. Case in point: In past years the GLS has featured at least a […]

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Hillsong: Heresy Goes Hollywood

For certain people have crept in unnoticed who long ago were designated for this condemnation, ungodly people, who pervert the grace of our God into sensuality and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.  Jude 4 Jude could have been talking about CEO and co-founder of Hillsong, Brian Houston. Houston’s critics–and there are many–claim he is a consummate […]

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Hillsong: Houston IS The Problem

Bud Ahlheim of Pulpit & Pen fills us in on what the problem is.  Hint: Brian Houston and the false prosperity gospel coming from Hillsong.  Bud offers many examples of why churches should reconsider using this popular group’s music during worship. Words matter, as you will see: Brian Houston’s autobiographical fodder entitled Live Love Lead, published […]

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