Jostein, together with his wife Brit, are the Lead Pastors of Hillsong Church Norway. Jostein spent 20 years in the business field alongside church ministry, before entering into full time ministry in 2000. He brought with him a vast knowledge from business and entrepreneurship into ministry. Through the different seasons in life, his focus has always been on pioneering and training leaders.
He has two adult children, Christer and Caroline, who have been involved in church life from the beginning. They are now both married and are a constant source of joy and inspiration to their parents.