Less than a week after vowing to find out who hacked his X account and tweeted the words "ladies and girls kissing," Hillsong Church founder Brian Houston claims the post was made by someone he knows who was attempting to embarrass him.
Stories in Hillsong Church
A year after her father stepped down as global senior pastor, Hillsong Church founder Brian Houston’s daughter, Laura Toganivalu, and her husband, Peter, announced that they, too, have officially stepped down as global pastors of the denomination’s youth ministry, Hillsong Young & Free.
In public letter Carl Lentz says ‘I’m no longer in ministry,’ admits sins led him to some ‘dark places’
Despite recent news that he had joined Pastor Michael Todd’s Transformation Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as a “strategist,” disgraced former Hillsong NYC pastor, Carl Lentz revealed Tuesday that “I’m no longer in ministry” and admitted that his sins led him to some “dark places.”
Addressing his scandalous exit from Hillsong Church publicly for the first time since his firing in November 2020 from Hillsong Church NYC over a sex and leadership scandal, disgraced celebrity pastor Carl Lentz says he “had some major lies” in his life.
Hillsong Church’s Darren Kitto claimed $50K in annual pool costs as part of $125K housing allowance: report
Hillsong Church’s International Ministry Director Darren Kitto claimed he would need to cover nearly $50,000 in pool expenses in 2018 as part of a $125,000 housing allowance for a Newport Beach, California, home he purchased in the Santa Ana Heights neighborhood for $1.85 million that features a “portable spa.”
Days after pleading “not guilty” to driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with a blood alcohol content of .08% or more, Hillsong Church founder Brian Houston pled “guilty” to the charges and was sentenced to three years’ probation, a $140 fine and other penalties.
A forensic review of Hillsong Church's finances by accounting firm Grant Thornton does not support allegations that the Australia-based megachurch network or its personnel engaged in "unlawful conduct." Allegations that funds were misappropriated reflect a "misunderstanding" that should be discussed in a "church context," attorneys say.