Ben is passionate about building the Church. An engaging speaker with a genuine heart to see people find hope, life and answers in Jesus Christ, his messages are heartfelt and life-giving. Ben and his wife Lucille are Lead Pastors of Hillsong Church California.
Pastor Ben Houston preaches a message focused on living a life of generosity. The Corinthian Church was challenged to not only excel in their faith, enthusiasm and knowledge, but also to excel in their gracious act of giving. Ben breaks this down further and encourages us to live outward focused ...
Pastor Ben Houston breaks down Romans 12 and elaborates on the challenge he discovered in it. Ben delivers a faith-filled, future-focused message titled “True Worship”, encouraging us to continue to stay within the will and the heartbeat of what God has for us.
Pastor Ben Houston talks about “Stewardship”, expanding on the parable of the talents. God has given each of us something, and we need to honour, protect and grow what He's given us. This sermon challenges us to step out of our comfort zone and be people who steward our lives and resources wisely.
Pastor Ben Houston delivers a message titled, “What do you See?”. Ben challenges us about how we see the people and the world around us. Never lose your empathy for those around you; we live in a world that needs love and value and our intervention.
Pastor Ben Houston preaches a great message sparked by his experience after visiting Israel. He shares his study around the beatitudes to teach one of the most inspiring statements Jesus preached in His sermon; being hungry for the things of God.
Pastor Ben Houston teaches from Jesus’ sermon on the mount and hones in on the statement in Matthew, “blessed are the righteous”. What did Jesus really mean, and how should we put this into practice in a world where labelling a person “self-righteous” is considered a criticism?
Inspired by his recent visit to Israel, Pastor Ben Houston continues his teaching on the Beatitudes - this time looking at the words of Jesus, "Blessed are the Pure in Heart." Ben unpacks this and shares some powerful insights on how we can apply this verse to our daily lives.
In this message, Pastor Ben Houston studies the words of Jesus from the Sermon on the Mount, “Blessed are the Peacemakers”. In our frantic and self-focused world, what does it look like to pursue peace?