Tag Archives: Hillsong

Megachurch Pastor Resigned After Accusation Of Rape

The Christian Post reports: Less than two weeks after Reed Bogard abruptly resigned as lead pastor of the now-defunct Hillsong Dallas church in January 2021, an internal investigation commissioned by Hillsong Global showed that the married father of three was accused of rape by a junior female staff member with whom he had a monthslong sexual affair while serving at …

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Megachurch Founder Resigns: “Inappropriate Behavior”

The Insider reports: Brian Houston, the founder of the Australia-based Hillsong megachurch and also one of its pastors, has resigned following the church’s revelations that he behaved inappropriately with two women. “Pastor Brian Houston has resigned as Global Senior Pastor of Hillsong Church and the board has accepted his resignation,” said the church’s board. The first incident in 2013 involved …

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Megachurch Pastor Steps Down Ahead Of Coverup Trial

Religion News Service reports: Brian Houston, co-founder of the Hillsong megachurch and media empire, announced that he is stepping aside as global senior pastor, telling worshipers via a pre-recorded video that he would be taking a leave of absence from the church until the end of this year. Citing a decision by the Hillsong board and external legal counsel, Houston, …

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