Hillsong Church has, over the years, hardly avoided the limelight, often finding itself at the center of hotly contested debates. Now one of its biggest leaders is running headlong into the creation debate.
Joel Houston, eldest son of the Sydney-based church's founders, lead musician in the worship band Hillsong United, and co-pastor of Hillsong Church in New York City, tweeted Monday that "evolution is undeniable."
Houston is certainly not the first to raise questions about the six-day creation story outlined in Genesis, but the affirmation of evolutionary theory nevertheless remains controversial in many—if not most—Christian circles today.
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