Hillsong TV

hillsong-tvWith the increasingly disturbing revelations around the concealing from police of child molestation by the late father of Hillsong church founder Brian Houston, TV3 have decided to pull Hillsong TV from their schedules.

A spokesperson from TV3 told Throng that this is a serious matter and they will not be broadcasting Hillsong for the immediate future. Continue reading »

hillsong-tvIn the US, the actor Stephen Collins, who played the pastor/dad on 7th Heaven has confessed to molesting young girls. With a police investigation under way, networks are beginning to pull repeats of the show from their schedules. Closer to home, Brian Houston, the founder of the Hillsong church in Australia, is dealing with the fall out of allegations of child molestation by his late father and former church leader, Frank Houston.

There are now allegations that Brian Houston told one of his dad’s victims, “You know it’s your fault all of this happened. You tempted my father”.

There was also financial compensation offered privately.

Mr Simeon Beckett said the commission would hear that four years before his death, Frank Houston arranged to meet AHA at a McDonald’s in Thornleigh where he offered him $10,000 saying: “I want your forgiveness for this.” Continue reading »