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Megachurch Pastor Steps Down

Brian Houston, the co-founding pastor of Hillsong Church in Australia, has stepped down from all of the church's governing boards but will remain a global senior pastor.

The Sydney Morning Herald reports documents filed with the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) reveal Houston resigned his positions with the church a little more than a week and a half after he was charged by the New South Wales Police Force for allegedly covering up information about his father's child sexual abuse offenses.

Stephen Crouch, an existing church board member, was appointed as director, according to the newspaper.

This Muslim Nation is Getting Rocked by the Power of God

No matter what obstacles the enemy lays before them, Evangelist Caleb Wampler and Kingdom Encounters International are determined to see the Lord's harvest be brought in.

Six times in the last six months, Kingdom Encounters had been denied access to the Jesus-starved people of Pakistan. But Wampler and his team refused to give up. This past week, they've been preaching the gospel with fervor, and multitudes of salvations have been happening during crusades in the predominantly-Muslim country.

Over the past few days alone, more than 254,000 decisions among the Pakistani people have been made for Christ, giving Wampler and his team—and the kingdom—reasons to celebrate.

Police Fire on Lockdown Protestors

Videos are emerging today of Australian police firing rubber bullets into crowds of COVID-19 lockdown protestors and the images are disturbing.

Dressed in full riot gear, Australian police can be seen marching in ranks and unloading their ammo of rubber bullets into the crowds.

People are running, screaming, and looking for relief from the onslaught they are receiving from the Australian authorities.

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