Editor's note: This segment was rebroadcast on July 26, 2022. Find that audio here.
Hillsong — the global megachurch that started in Australia in 1983 and attracted celebrities and athletes — is in crisis. Scandals, secrecy, and the resignation of Hillsong's founder and global pastor Brian Houston last month have led to more than half of its American campuses breaking away from the church.
Mike Cosper, a reporter and the director of podcasting at Christianity Today, tells host Scott Tong about Hillsong's problems and its future.
This segment aired on April 21, 2022.