Former Hillsong pastor Carl Lentz reportedly sought the Netflix, producers, and TV executives for opportunities. Former megachurch pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell was sentenced to six years in prison for conspiring in a $3.5 million fraud scheme, reports say. A recent study reveals that pastors are now more hesitant to cover topics on racial reconciliation than in 2016. In spite of the COVID 19 pandemic, more Christians continue to suffer violence because of their faith. Faithlife reveals that the most popular songs and sermons in church this 2020 has the theme centered around hope and comfort, a report said.
Former NFL star Tim Tebow challenged young Christians to enlist themselves and be laborers for Jesus. Hillsong Church’s Dallas branch Lead Pastors Reed and Jess Bogard have resigned. Ravi Zacharias displayed a "pattern" of inappropriate behavior toward spa therapists working in spas he co-owned, an audio recording of his former business partner's interviews with investigators revealed. Sadie Robertson Huff calls out the next generation to stop searching for their own fame and instead "follow Jesus Christ." Christian rapper Trip Lee hit "reality show righteousness" by saying that Christians should instead live out the righteousness that is in Christ Jesus. A Southern Philippines Catholic Parish was attacked by extremist Islamic group Islamic State-linked Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters on Dec. 3, according to a report. India's newly implemented anti-conversion law led to the arrest of Christians who were simply doing charity work. Days after escaping the fear of violence, hundreds of Christians in Pakistan finally went back to their homes.
Brian Houston Says Australian Health Service ‘Over Cautious’ After Alerting People Who Visited Hillsong Car Park
The Hillsong pastor believes that the Australian Health Service was being over cautious for listing the Hillsong car park among the places with health alert. Christians in Hong Kong are bracing themselves against persecution from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) amid uncertainties about the future of religious liberty in the city.