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Former Hillsong Pastor Brian Houston Is Starting A New Church

Former Hillsong Pastor Brian Houston Is Starting A New Church

Brian Houston, the founder and former global senior pastor of Sydney’s Hillsong Church, announced that he and his wife Bobbie will be launching a new church next year.

“Bobbie and I are starting a weekly online ministry and church in 2024,” Houston wrote on Twitter/X. “I’m excited about building this new community.”

The announcement comes less than two years after Houston resigned from his position as Hillsong global pastor after being placed on a disciplinary sabbatical due to issues of substance abuse and inappropriate conduct involving women. He also was facing trial for allegedly hiding child sex offenses that were perpetrated by his father Frank Houston. In August, Brian was acquitted of the charges.

Since leaving Hillsong, Houston has continued to speak at churches around the world, primarily in the U.S. He also shared on social media that he is working on a “very authentic and transparent” autobiography.

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