Carl Lentz, the trusted pastor of celebrities, has to leave Hillsong Church. He cheated on his wife.
He has been one of Justin Bieber’s closest confidants for three years: Carl Lentz (42), pastor of Hillsong Church, whom the 26-year-old pop star visits regularly.
Lentz is said to have been largely responsible for Justin’s tour hiatus and “spiritual awakening” in 2017 and even christened him in August. He regularly appeared on Instagram with his prominent protege.
Now the pastor of Röhrlijeans must leave the church free: as reported by «TMZ.com», the Hillsong church has announced that it has fired pastor Lentz. The decision was made in the interest of everyone, including the parish priest. “This step was taken after ongoing discussions on leadership issues and breaches of trust, as well as a recent exposure of moral errors,” the letter reads.
Carl Lentz reveals the reason for the dismissal in a new Insta-Post: “I was unfaithful in my marriage, the most important relationship of my life, and I was held accountable. This is my mistake and I take full responsibility for my actions “, writes Lentz of a photo with his wife Laura (42), with whom he has been married since 2003, and children Ava (16), Charlie (14) and Romanzo (11) Now he will try to rebuild trust.
Hillsong Free Church has become famous in recent years for its many celebrity fans, among other things: Justin Bieber’s wife Hailey Bieber (23), model Kendall Jenner (25), actress Vanessa Hudgens (31) or singer Nick Jonas (28) regularly take part in religious services.
Justin Bieber hasn’t yet for the dismissal of his favorite pastor expressed.
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