Bill Hybels is Living Happily With Wife Lynne Hybels and Children; Know about his Married Life and Children

The founding and former senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, William Hybels aka Bill Hybels announced the retired amid sexual-misconduct allegations made by the church members and employees. So, after all those scandals, how well is his married life going on?


Reports were claiming that Hybels being engaged in prolonged affairs with a married woman, but later the allegations were retracted by the woman herself. Have all those rumors affected Bill Hybels’s married life? Get to know more below:

Who is Bill Hybels married to? Know his Married Life

Well, it is a known fact that Hybels is a married man. He is married to Lynne Hybels since 1974. Hybels has been open regarding his professional career but does not share any information about his personal life.

Hybels has barely spoken anything about his married life and rarely has appeared in the media with his wife. Speaking of Bill Hybels’ married life, amid several sexual allegations rumors, the couple has still kept their relationship on the firm.

CAPTION: Bill Hybels with his wife, Lynne Hybels SOURCE: SquareSpace

There is no much information regarding the couple’s relationship; how the pair met and how romance bloomed into. But it’s been over four decades that the couple tied the knot and is now living a happy married life without any rumors of divorce or separation issues.

In Lynne's blog, she thanked her husband for making all those four decades; a full of love, support, care, understanding, and never losing his hope on their on and off relationship.


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While Bill Hybels’s wife asked about their four decades married life, she replied:

As with many couples, there were times we couldn’t imagine making it through another year, let alone another decade or two. But here we are! One of the lovely rewards of perseverance is getting to celebrate the depth and beauty of a long-term partnership.

Overcoming several problems, the couple has made a remarkable journey.

Bill Hybels and wife Lynne Hybels’s Children

The Hybels’ pair is blessed with two children in total. The name of their children is Shauna Niequist and Todd Hybels. The exact information regarding their birthdate and other information is not disclosed by the couple. However, Todd is three years younger than Shauna.

CAPTION: Bill Hybels and wife Lynne Hybels’s Children SOURCE: CourtneyDefo

However, Hybels’ daughter Shauna Niequist is an author and blogger. Her books include Savor: Living Abundantly Where You Are, More Soulful Way of Living, Bread and Wine, Bittersweet, Cold Tangerines, and few others.

Also, Niequist is a married woman and is married to Aaron Niequist. The pair is living in Chicago and is blessed with two children; both boys. Niequist also posts pictures on her Instagram mentioning her mother.

Bill Hybels was accused of Sexual Misconduct by Former Willow Creek Leaders

After Harvey Weinstein was accused of sexual harassment by several stars, the name in the list has been increasing as day pass by. After #MeToo, people have now came forward and spoke about all those allegations.

Now, a handful of Willow Creek’s female leaders accused co-founder Lynne Hybels and stood up for women who experienced sexual violence and sexual harassment. Now, the couple has their own #ChurchToo problem.

Hybels denied all those allegations and said that his former friends are trying to collude against him.

As per sources, some of the misconduct allegations took back in the late 1990s.

Ten Facts about  Bill Hybels

1. Bill Hybels was born on December 12, 1951, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.
2. He is the founding and former senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church.
3. Bill Hybels married Lynne Hybels back in 1974.
4. The couple is enjoying over four decades long married life without any divorce issues.
5. The pair has two children; a daughter and a son together.
6. Bill Hybels's daughter Shauna Niequist is an author and blogger.
7. Hybels was accused of sexual misconduct and sexual violence by Willow Creek’s female leaders.
8. Hybels launched the Willow Creek Association in 1992.
9. Hybels is also the creator of the Global Leadership Summit.
10. Hybels's Willow Creek Community Church's annual budget is around $36 million.