We need to talk about Justin Bieber's pastor

In case you have missed it, Justin Bieber has a renewed Purpose. He even made a sneaky trip to Sydney last month to attend the annual Hillsong conference.

And while we're happy for Biebs, and believe everyone should freely worship whatever their little heart desires, there's something we need to talk about - his pastor, friend, and all-round hottie Carl Lentz. And if you're asking yourself What Do You Mean? Sorry, but I'll Show You.

Here is babe-a-licious Carl and JB casually strolling down the street.

Justin and Carl, taking a stroll. Source: Twitter
Justin and Carl, taking a stroll. Source: Twitter

Dubbed the "hipster" pastor, Carl, 38, accompanied Justin to Sydney last month and is regularly seen hanging out with the 23-year-old pop star when he's not preaching with his wife Laura at Hillsong NYC.

Here is Carl just being a babe.

Carl being a babe - exhibit A. Source: Getty
Carl being a babe - exhibit A. Source: Getty
Carl being a babe - exhibit B. Source: Getty
Carl being a babe - exhibit B. Source: Getty
Carl and his wife Laura. Source: Getty
Carl and his wife Laura. Source: Getty
We know Biebs, it's hard to believe how big a babe Carl is. Source: Instagram
We know Biebs, it's hard to believe how big a babe Carl is. Source: Instagram

In case you're unsure of what Hillsong is, it's the Christian church which started in Sydney during the 80s which has gained popularity over the years and is now the favoured place of worship for some of the biggest celebs including Hailey Baldwin, Kourtney Kardashian, Hailee Steinfeld and Selena Gomez. It's now got 80 affiliated churches around the world.

JB has previously referred to Carl as a his "father figure", with the pair of pals striking up a close friendship after first meeting in 2008, and then reconnecting again in 2010 through Hillsong.

Wanting to "re-commit" to God, Biebs got baptised by Carl shortly afterwards, and moved in with his pastor, Laura and their three kids for a brief period of time, according to The Metro.

Carl also reportedly had major influence on Justin's decision to abruptly cancel the 14 remaining dates on his world tour last month to "reconnect with his faith" and has since been seen spending a whole heap of time chilling with Carl.

Carl reportedly baptised Justin. Source: Instagram
Carl reportedly baptised Justin. Source: Instagram
Carl joined Justin in Sydney at the Hillsong conference. Source: Instagram
Carl joined Justin in Sydney at the Hillsong conference. Source: Instagram

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Last month, Justin, who is clearly enjoying his time off uploaded a video of himself engaged in a serious arm wrestle with fellow Hillsong pastor Chad Veach. Just two pals, shirtless, doing what two pals do best - arm wrestle.

Look at that strength. Look at those guns.

Praise be!

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