The 20-year-old model is one of many celebs – including Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens and Cody Simpson – who worship at the Hillsong Church, and has said being open about her faith isn’t about making it a fashion trend, but instead let’s people know it’s “OK” to be spiritual.
She said: “I don’t think it’s about making religion cool. I think it’s about vocalising [that] spirituality is OK. I started going to that church on my own when I was 17 or 16.”
While on a trip to Sydney, Australia last year for the worship group’s five-day conference, Hailey – who is the daughter of actor Stephen Baldwin and Kennya Baldwin – revealed she had the opportunity to meet with Hillsong founder Brian Houston and his wife Bobbie.
She added to Yahoo7 Be: “I’ve known them for a while and I wanted to be able to go see Brian and Bobbie who started the church out here.”
It comes after Justin Bieber – who reportedly romanced the blonde beauty last year – recently landed in Australia for this year’s conference.
The 23-year-old musician has long been a follower of religion, and it was previously reported that during his Purpose tour, the star had been holding Bible studies classes for his crew.
A source claimed in December: “Backstage on his Purpose tour, Justin has been sitting down with his opening acts and encouraging them to put Christ before everything.