Hillsong movie “Let Hope Rise” flops

And this, my friends, is why I will no longer attend ANY church that sing Hillsong’s musics. It’s crap.

ChurchWatch Central

The Independent Australia writes,

Hillsong’s godumentary will please the faithful (but few else)

Australia’s largest church is now the subject of a feature movie but it is largely style without substance, writes Benjamin T. Jones.

IN THE interest of full disclosure, I should open by saying I was a member of Hillsong church for many years growing up. I outline my gradual disillusionment with fundamentalist, evangelical/Pentecostal Christianity in my book Atheism for Christians.

I still have many friends and family members who are Hillsong members and know many of the protagonists in the new feature film Let Hope Rise, so it was with both religious nostalgia and journalistic curiosity that I took my seat at Event Cinemas, Castle Hill, in Sydney’s north-west Bible belt.

The trailer suggests the film will be a traditional music documentary, following the rise of Hillsong from a small church in suburban Sydney to a…

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