Joel Houston is a world renowned songwriter and worship leader. Songs such as The Stand, With Everything and Oceans to note, have been anthems of millions across the world. His desire is to see a generation across the earth awakened to the counter-cultural love of Christ, and see all people find hope in Him. Joel continues to write songs and plays a key role in the creative direction of Hillsong’s music brands. Born in Sydney Australia, Joel now calls California home with his wife Esther and son Zion.