Australian mega-church Hillsong Church, which has given the church songs such as "Shout to the Lord" and "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)," will soon premiere its first-ever film about its church band, Hillsong United. The documentary movie traces the rise of the band and its uplifting story of love, faith, struggle and perseverance. Hillsong UNITED began in 1998 as a pastime for youth at church and has since grown into a global sensation.
"The only thing that matters about our story is that everything that we do represents the heart of God," said Joel Houston, who leads the Dove Award-winning band. "I believe that God created music for the soul purpose to connect the human heart, our soul with Heaven."
Houston is among 11 band members who are a mix of volunteers and employees of Hillsong, including worship leader Taya Smith, who shares her emotional testimony in the exciting trailer.
"Music has always been something that connects me to God straight away and I realize, who am I to, like, lead these people? I'm just a country girl," a teary-eyed Smith said.
In preparation for their upcoming album "EMPIRES," the band has released their new single "Touch the Sky."
Read our review of UNITED's "Touch the Sky:"
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