September 12, 2013|12:54 pm

Justin Bieber, 19-year-old pop music star, was apparently moved to tears by a sermon preached by Pastor Carl Lentz at Hillsong NYC church on Sunday, September 8.

How did it happen?

justin bieber cartoon (Photo: Christian Post/Rob Anderson)

The teen idol was in New York City over the weekend for the start of Fashion Weekend and before that Bieber made time to worship with the Hillsong NYC congregation at their Irving Plaza location.

justin bieber fashion week (Photo: Twitter/Justin Bieber)

Justin Bieber hit up the Spring/Summer 2014 Y-3 Fashion Show as part of New York Fashion Week earlier.

The subject of the Pastor Lentz's Sunday message was "There Goes the Neighborhood."

Pastor Carl Lentz of Hillsong NYC preaches during a Sept. 8, 2013, service. (Photo: Instagram/Hillsong NYC)

Pastor Carl Lentz of Hillsong NYC preaches during a Sept. 8, 2013, service.

The message was described as a message for "anyone searching for their calling," in the Hillsong NYC Instagram page.

hillsong church nyc instagram (Photo: Instagram/Hillsong)

Bieber was apparentely so touched that he thanked the pastor through his Twitter account.

bieber tweet (Photo: Twitter/Justin Bieber)

And he also uploaded a photo of himself and Pastor Lentz.

Hillsong NYC church pastor Carl Lentz is seen with recording artist and friend Justin Bieber in a photo shared online Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. (Photo: Instagram/Justin Bieber)

Hillsong NYC church pastor Carl Lentz is seen with recording artist and friend Justin Bieber in a photo shared online Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013.

Though Bieber is one of the world's biggest music stars, he has always been outspoken about his Christian faith and his belief in Jesus Christ as his savior.

He has previously referred to The City Church's Judah Smith as his "pastor."

justin bieber and juda smith (Photo: Twitter/Bieber Bounces)

Justin Bieber with Scooter Braun and Judah Smith.