- Elyse Dupre (2020-11-05). "Celebrity Pastor Carl Lentz Fired From Hillsong for "Moral Failures"". E Online. Archived from the original on 2021-09-27. https://web.archive.org/web/20210927234243/https://www.eonline.com/news/1205407/justin-biebers-pastor-carl-lentz-fired-from-hillsong-for-moral-failures. Retrieved 2021-10-21.
- Leona Kimes (2021-05-31). "Writing My Voice Back". Medium. Archived from the original on 2021-10-02. https://web.archive.org/web/20211002193958/https://leonakimes.medium.com/writing-my-voice-back-69febd4f3e5e. Retrieved 2021-10-21. "A decade ago, my husband Josh and I Ieft our lives in Australia to set off across the world and help build Hillsong NYC. When we joined the team, I couldn’t have been more excited. My role wasn’t up-front nor on the platform. I was the nanny for the lead pastors. I served their family in that role for seven years before moving to Hillsong Boston, where I have served as a pastor alongside my husband."
- Alyssa Morin (2021-06-01). "Fired Hillsong Pastor Carl Lentz Denies Former Nanny's Sexual Abuse Claims". E Online. Archived from the original on 2021-10-21. https://web.archive.org/web/20211021145525/https://www.eonline.com/ca/news/1275668/fired-hillsong-pastor-carl-lentz-denies-former-nannys-sexual-abuse-claims. Retrieved 2021-10-21. "On Monday, May 31, Kimes published an essay titled "Writing My Voice Back" on Medium, in which she made accusations against the former Hillsong pastor. Although Kimes didn't identify Lentz by name in her story, she confirmed her accusations were about him in a statement to Religion News Service."
- Roxanne Stone (2021-05-31). "Exclusive: Sex abuse allegations by Carl Lentz’s former nanny put spotlight on Hillsong culture". Daily Religion News. Archived from the original on 2021-11-05. https://web.archive.org/web/20211005233412/https://religionnews.com/2021/05/31/sex-abuse-allegations-by-carl-lentzs-former-nanny-put-spotlight-on-hillsong-culture/. Retrieved 2021-10-21. "In a statement published on Medium on Monday, Kimes, now a co-pastor of Hillsong’s Boston location, claimed Lentz abused her sexually on multiple occasions. 'I was physically violated by his unwanted and repeated sexual touching of my intimate areas. I froze. Every time, I froze,' Kimes said in her statement."
- Corinne Heller (2021-05-19). "Hillsong Founder Reflects on Carl Lentz Controversy and Says There's Been "Disappointment" in the Church". E Online. Archived from the original on 2021-06-02. https://web.archive.org/web/20210602152108/https://www.eonline.com/news/1271145/hillsong-founder-reflects-on-carl-lentz-controversy-and-says-theres-been-disappointment-in-the-church. Retrieved 2021-10-21. "Lentz himself later wrote on Instagram that he had been unfaithful in his marriage to wife Laura, mother of their three children, adding, 'This failure is on me, and me alone and I take full responsibility for my actions.'"
- Lindsay Weinberg (2020-12-04). "https://web.archive.org/web/20210602152150/https://www.eonline.com/news/1215393/hillsong-founder-claims-carl-lentz-had-multiple-affairs-in-leaked-audio-recording". E Online. Archived from the original on 2021-06-02. https://web.archive.org/web/20210602152150/https://www.eonline.com/news/1215393/hillsong-founder-claims-carl-lentz-had-multiple-affairs-in-leaked-audio-recording. Retrieved 2021-10-21. "But according to the new audio clip, Houston saw other problems with Lentz's behavior. "He was a difficult man to have any kind of direct conversation with because it was always defensive, it would always be put back on the other person, as though the other ones were the problem," he said."