The church deny that it is a recruitment drive and also say that particpation in the events is voluntary and that students are made well aware of what's going on.
This is not out of character for the church, which uses marketing techniques to make the church seem appealing to kids, which includes 'pop' music (in the broadest definition of the term), using 'street language' (Life is excellent (Exo) with Jesus!), fashion and social opportunities as bait to draw the attention of the kids and start the process of
This really pisses me off! The fact that they have their sights so firmly set on the children is bad enough and then they have to go and invade the schools as well! It is a despicable thing they are doing. The minds of our children are not a battlefield.
More info here here here here and here
Here's a video of Tanya Levin talking about Hill$ong with Andrew Denton
...and The Chaser, just to lighten the mood after such a depressing story