ABOUT THE AUTHOR, Carl Lentz

Carl Lentz was born in 1979 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States.[1] As an adult, he moved to Los Angeles to study at The King's College and Seminary (now The King's University).[2] He then went on to study at Hillsong International Leadership College of Hillsong Church in Sydney. It was during his studies, at the age of 20, that he and Joel Houston, Brian Houston's son, had the idea to plant a campus of Hillsong Church in New York City.[3] He graduated in theology in 2003, then returned to Virginia Beach, Virginia. He then became a youth pastor after being consecrated.

Carl Lentz, pastor of  Hillsong - NYC, new book release "Own the Moment" and he talks about how he baptized Justin Bieber.

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Excerpt from Own the Moment by Carl Lentz: THROUGHOUT MY ENTIRE LIFE, I have ended up in situations that surprise me. Places that in some ways I'm not qualified for. Open doors that I didn't ask for. Moments that clearly are much greater than my natural capacity calls for. Yet there I was, here I am, and most likely there I will be. In the deep end.

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Carl Lentz Sermon Videos (Hillsong New York City (NYC)

Carl Lentz - OWN the MOMENT Review:

Carl Lentz is the lead pastor of the megachurch Hillsong, Carl is a former college basketball player and is on a mission to make Christianity accessible in the 21st century, Amen! In his new book, "Own The Moment", he shares the unlikely and inspiring story of how he went from being an average teenager ....

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