Pop star Justin Bieber shocked fans on Monday when his team announced that he will cancel the remainder of his Purpose World Tour dates, with the vague explanation given that the singer’s decision was made “due to unforeseen circumstances.” But in the wake of the announcement, some are theorizing that Bieber might be stepping off the performance stage to focus more intently on his Christian faith — or to possibly launch his own church. That latter

the possibility was floated on Tuesday by Australia’s “Today Extra.” “I am led to believe that the real reason he’s come off the road is because he wants to reconnect with his faith, and maybe even planning to start his own church,” reporter Richard Wilkins said on the show. “Whether he’s looking at teaming up with [Hillsong] … or starting his own church, we’re not quite sure … That’s the word from an inside source.” Sources affiliated with Hillsong Church — a house of worship that Bieber has affiliations with — READ MORE