About Joel & Esther

Joel Houston is a world-renowned songwriter and worship leader.

He is a Creative Director for Hillsong Church globally and he currently lives in New York City, where he is helping to build Hillsong NYC.

Joel travels the globe with Hillsong United who desire to see a generation across the earth awakened to real love, rise up with hearts as one and find value in the broken, hurting and lost.

Joel’s other passion is his family, being the husband to Esther and father to his newborn son Zion.


A recent addition to the Houston family, Esther married Joel Houston in 2012 and had baby Zion in 2013. Fast-paced, multitasking and with a dry sense of humor, Esther joins the women of the house in her passion for placing value on women and “redefining” modern day misconceptions.

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