Bobbie Houston

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Bobbie Houston
Born (1957-01-16) 16 January 1957 (age 60)
New Zealand
Occupation Pastor
Spouse(s) Brian Houston
Children Joel, Ben Houston, and Laura Toganivalu

Bobbie Houston (born 16 January 1957) is a New Zealand-born Australian Pentecostal pastor in the Australian Christian Churches.[1] Houston and her husband, Brian, founded and are the Senior Pastors of the Hillsong Church in Baulkham Hills, Sydney, Australia.[2]


Bobbie and Brian Houston moved to Australia in February 1978, serving at Sydney Christian Life Centre, Darlinghurst, under Brian Houston's father, Frank Houston. In the early 1980s, Brian and Bobbie Houston started a church on the Central Coast, and a church in Liverpool. In 1983, they moved to Sydney's north-western suburbs and hired the Baulkham Hills Public School hall to start a new church, Hills Christian Life Centre.[3] The first service was held on Sunday 14 August 1983 and is today Hillsong Church.[4] Hillsong Church is located in major cities around the world.

The Colour Your World Women's Conference is hosted by Houston and the Hillsong team host in Sydney, London, Cape Town and Kiev annually.


Houston runs the weekly women's ministry of Hillsong. In 1997 she also started the annual Colour Your World Women's Conference.

The Colour Sisterhood is a foundation set up by Hillsong Church through Hillsong Women, the women's ministry of the church.


Houston's three grown children, Joel, Ben, and Laura also live in Sydney and USA.


Brian Houston has written several books. Below are details about his bibliography.

Title Year ISBN Notes
"Heaven is in This House" 2001 ISBN 095773364X
"I'll Have What She's Having" 2008 ISBN 0849919770
"The Sisterhood" 2016 ISBN 1455592498
"Stay The Path" 2017 ISBN 1455592528


  1. ^ Masters, Kim (12 February 2014) Rough Seas on 'Noah': Darren Aronofsky Opens Up on the Biblical Battle to Woo Christians (and Everyone Else). Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on 8 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Biblical profits". Sydney Morning Herald. 18 February 2005. Retrieved 28 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Australian Story – Interview with Bobbie Houston. (1 August 2005). Retrieved on 8 November 2015.
  4. ^ "About Hillsong". Retrieved 9 March 2012. 

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