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Since the very conception of Hillsong Church, our heart has been to connect, equip and serve the Local Church – which includes your ministry and the people in your world, helping you to flourish and reach your God-given potentialAlthough our planet faces ever-increasing global crisis, when the Church unites, we gather forces to push back the powers of darkness and gain ground for the Kingdom of God. We are entrusted with the only authentic hope for humanity, a very bright light in a dark and threatening world – Jesus.

There is something very powerful about a company of people, encouraging each other to embrace our cities and nations with the love, hope and goodness of a compassionate and faithful God. Collectively we are making a difference for Jesus – we are better together! The goal of the Hillsong Leadership Network is to “Champion You & Your Local Church”, and we do this through nurturing relationships with leaders and resourcing you to grow healthy churches – whether that’s through live events you’re invited to or online resources found on this Portal.

In fact, through the Hillsong Leadership Network we can share with you the combined experience of 35+ years of Hillsong Church, in all its different shapes, sizes and contexts around the world. While Hillsong is definitely not a perfect church, there are Biblical principles we have learned through both trial and error, and through the many varied and valuable partnerships we have held over the years that direct the practical, day-to-day behind-the-scenes of all our ministerial endeavours.

More than ever, I believe that together, as individual believers and churches, we have the opportunity to bring answers, hope and love to a world seeking truth. We would love to connect, encourage and invest in you through the Hillsong Leadership Network as together, in partnership, we advance His Kingdom on earth.

BRIAN & BOBBIE HOUSTON
Founders & Global Senior Pastors Hillsong Church

Your Global Community

The Hillsong Leadership Network is a global community of Senior Pastors united in partnership with Hillsong Church to see the Church rise up in influence and stature. Through personal relationship with the Hillsong team our desire is to practically resource you to grow a healthy local church. Our members are invited to intimate live training events throughout the year, supplemented by downloadable resources from our Online Portal.

Like-Minded & Like-Spirited

All churches of any denomination, tradition, size, age, language or governance structure are welcome to join the Hillsong Leadership Network. Our membership consists of like-minded and like-spirited Senior Pastors who have an unquenchable passion to grow a healthy local church, but are looking for support and encouragement on the leadership journey – realising that we are not competing, but are better together!

Behind-The-Scenes

We would love to invite all Senior Pastors to peek behind-the-scenes of Hillsong Church and learn from both our highs and lows. Our members are keen to expand their frame of reference, and realise the potential of being found in an environment of generous sharing, constant learning and creative innovation. None of us are or ever will be perfect churches, but we’re in this together!

“The Hillsong Leadership Network is brilliant because it gives practical insight on how to train leaders, see people discipled, win the lost and bring good management processes into the life of the church. But I think also what’s really important is relationship. In leading a church it can be tough and lonely sometimes, you need to find peers or people ahead of you that you can pick up the phone and ask for help. So relationship and practical insight to leadership management are two really massive keys.”

Glynn & Sophia Barrett
Audacious Church, Manchester, UK

“We are forever grateful for the opportunity to be on the journey together and be a part of the Hillsong Leadership Network. Being connected is a game changer! The relationships, resources, encouragement, revelation, leadership tools, webinars and conferences have all had a huge kingdom impact in our lives and the life of our churches. We are not just better leaders because of it, we are better people! The Network is an answer to prayers we prayed years ago to connect with those who are further down the road than we are and doing the journey well.”

Craig & Monie Lotze
Victory Faith Church, Spokane, USA

“We have been a part of the Network for a number of years now. Through this time we have loved the openness and honesty of leaders sharing at Network sessions, the connections and friendships that have been made, and the inspiration received to push deeper into God so that we as individuals and as a local church go to another level. Our team have also really enjoyed and greatly benefited from access to Network resources, which are practical and motivational. Who you connect with makes all the difference to your destination and we believe that we are better together.”

 

Mark & Jan Cerfonteyn
Church on the Rock, Western Cape, South Africa

An Inspired Community

Your membership provides opportunities to connect on an ongoing basis with the Hillsong team and other like-minded leaders at events, training intensives, informal gatherings and luncheons. Our members greatly value the deepening relationship year on year, as we strategise and celebrate with one another. Together, in partnership, we can make a greater difference in the world for Jesus.

Models You Can Follow

Hillsong Church has many diverse expressions – from services with 75 people right up to campuses with 10,000+ people. Over our 35 year journey we have developed tried and tested systems to facilitate discipleship and church growth that are designed to work in any environment. Our desire is to empower you to step up and lead in greater influence by standing on our shoulders.

Insights From Experience

Our heart is to candidly share the original principles and current practises being implemented to help build Hillsong Church. Our members benefit from the sharing of ideas and resources that have been proven on the ground throughout all the areas of church life. We pray these insights would empower your decision making, and help establish God’s Kingdom across the earth.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is The Leadership Network Only Open To Specific Denominations?

The Hillsong Leadership Network is a group of local, Biblically-based churches and ministries, of likespirit and like-mind, from across the globe. These are local churches, which are not linked to Hillsong Church in any way other than relationally. The Hillsong Leadership Network is not a denominational movement or spiritual covering, and is not designed to replace nor compete with existing afliations. Instead it is a place for churches of various denominations and styles to be connected, encouraged and resourced.

I'm Just About To Plant A Church, Should I Join As A Member?

We love to champion church planters and have resources and team available to support this vital mission. In the early stages of planting a church finance can often be limited and therefore we would encourage church planters to take advantage of all the resources and webinars available at the complimentary Associate level before applying to become a paid member.

I Am Not A Senior Pastor, Can I Join As A Member?

The goal of the Hillsong Leadership Network is to champion Senior Pastors and the local churches they lead. To this end the resources, trainings and conversations we facilitate within the Network concern how to grow a healthy local church and are rarely applicable to organisations and parachurch ministries. However such leaders are welcome to join as a complimentary Associate and make use of the Online Portal resources.

What Happens After I Join?

Once your application has been approved, you will be emailed your receipt as well as an invitation to our online Portal packed full of church building resources. From there you will also begin to receive invitations to exclusive events, conference information and our latest Hillsong Worship, United and Young & Free CDs as they are released.

How Do I Get The Conference Registration Special?

You can access the Hillsong Conference and Colour Conference special registration rates at any point during the year by simply using the promotional code(s) emailed to you after joining. Please note that a church/ministry membership entitles you to two (2) discounted registrations at any of our global conferences throughout the year. If you have any questions regarding your Conference registration please contact us network.concierge@hillsong.com.

How Many Passes Do I Get For Reserved Seating?

Your Network membership entitles you to two (2) reserved seating passes for each of our Hillsong and Colour conferences around the world.

What About Accommodation During Conferences?

For your convenience, at specific locations, we hold a limited number of hotel rooms for our members that are within close proximity to our conference venues. Please note this accommodation is limited and can fill up fast, so it is advisable to get in early with your request.

How Do I Access The Discount On Brian & Bobbie's Resource?

Members receive 30% of Ps Brian and Bobbie’s resource and other Hillsong resource including curriculum, music, conference session packs and more. Please note some conditions may apply. You will be given access to order your resources online once your membership is activated.

What Will Happen At The End Of My Subscription?

At the end of the subscription period all memberships are set for automatic renewal. For all membership changes, please email the Hillsong Leadership Network team at least 30 days prior to the end of your subscription.

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Associate access plus… invitations to the Hillsong Conference Luncheon and Colour High Tea with Ps Brian & Bobbie.

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Discounted Hillsong, Colour & Worship Conference registration rate.

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Reserved conference seating, private lounge and access to accommodation at the most convenient hotels.

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Access to monthly Staff Meeting message from Ps Brian to watch with your team.

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Special 30% discount on Ps Brian & Bobbie’s resource, plus much more…