There is much to learn from the Hillsong implosion, especially for those who have plugged in to Hillsong music. But . . . here's the big takeaway: Brian Houston was embarrassed by Rugby All-Star, Izzy Folau, three years ago . . . for Folau's calling sinners to repentance. Now, we're embarrassed by Brian Houston. And, Izzy Folau is back in the game, and Brian is out. For all of us . . . Will we be a scandal to the world for sinful behavior? Or will we be a scandal to the world for our faithfulness to Christ?
Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.