Hillsong Church Founder Steps Down from Governing Boards Ahead of Trial

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Hillsong Church Founder Steps Down from Governing Boards Ahead of Trial

Hillsong Church Founder Steps Down from Governing Boards Ahead of Trial

Anne Stych with Ministry Watch reports:

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Hillsong Church founder Brian Houston told church members in a Sept. 17 email that he has stepped down from his role on governing boards for the Australia-based church, making the move just weeks before he goes on trial on charges that he covered up child sex crimes committed by his late father, Frank Houston, in the 1970s.

Brian Houston said in the email he would remain global senior pastor of Hillsong, reported the New York Post, which obtained a copy of the email.

Houston was subpoenaed last week to appear in court Oct. 5 for the alleged concealment of child sex offenses, the Post said. He faces a maximum of five years in jail.

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