Hillsong Channel will give world-wide access to the church’s worship, Bible teaching and conferences as it seeks to “reach and influence the world by building a large Christ-centered, Bible-based television channel that changes mindsets and empowers people to lead and impact in every sphere of life,” said Hillsong pastor Brian Houston.
Hillsong, which began in 1983 with a small congregation in Sydney, Australia, has grown to include 15 church campuses across six continents with a combined weekly attendance close to 100,000. The Hillsong Channel is predicted to reach nearly 165 million households around the world.
Houston described the channel on his blog as sending a message “around the globe through their televisions screens, bringing JESUS into homes, palaces and prisons alike.
“A channel that is constantly looking towards the future – filled with a vision that inspires and influences many.”
Rather than being a substitute for Sunday services, Houston predicted the channel will be a resource for “pastors and parishioners alike every day of the week”.
The church further said it is a progress in its effort of getting the Hillsong worship to every corner of the earth.
Source: Christian Today