Carl Lentz is the elder pastor of Hillsong Church located in the center of Manhattan, New York City along with Bobbie Houston and Brian. Lentz serves the city with a great passion. He has made a worldwide impact through serving via his church.
Biography & Wiki
Lentz was born on November 6, 1978, in Virginia U.S. He is an American national. He got enrollment at North Carolina State University in 1998. He played basketball there until 2000 as part of the men’s team of basketball. Subsequent to this, he went to Los Angeles for studying at The King’s College and Seminary.
Afterward, he moved to Australia and attended Hillsong International Leadership College of Hillsong Church located in Sydney. Lentz intended to set a campus of Hillsong Church in New York City while he was studying. In 2003, he did his graduation in theology. Later on, he came back to Virginia. At that time, he got sanction and became a pastor of youth.
Lents married to Laura Lentz in 2003 whom he met while studying in Hillsong International Leadership College. Laura was also studying in the same institute at that time. Australia is her place of birth. Together, the couple is having three children including Roman Lentz Charlie Lentz and Ava Lentz.
Lentz still loves to watch the Knicks at MSG.
Lentz has worked at a shop of Gucci on Rodeo Drive for some time while studying. He co-established Hillsong Church in New York City in 2010 with his wife Laura as well as Joel Houston. Presently,
Hillsong NYC greets more than 9,000 guests over six services at the Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, NJ and in Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan as well. Moreover, he expanded Hillsong NYC to campuses situated in Boston and Connecticut in 2017.
Lentz’s first book was made to the public in 2017 entitled Own The Moment. He christened celebrities including Kevin Durant and Justin Bieber.
Lentz is the co-author of the book entitled The One: Experience Jesus. The other writers who contributed to this book include Gary Clarke Judah Smith, Charlotte Gambill, and Carlos Darby. It was published in 2000 and belongs to Christian literature.
Awards & Achievements
Lentz teaches with a broad-mindedness. His impressive way of teaching has got him a huge number of followers on different channels of social media including over 600,000 followers on Instagram as well as over 160,000 on Twitter.
Besides this, he has made his presence in the talk show named the Nightly Show with celebs including Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Lentz, being the native of affable Virginia Beach mocks at his common given name of “pastor to the stars” and the reputation of his church in terms of the cool church, a lure for celebs. Hillsong Church is occupied largely with wonderful individuals who are infamous. Those who construct it, serve it, sacrifice for it, give to it, and we acquire ill repute for that tiny little sliver for people recognize them said the Lentz.