Widely acclaimed as a legend in southern gospel music, Joel has been a songwriter, singer and minister of the gospel for over 45 years. Together with his wife LaBreeska, he has traveled extensively singing and preaching the word of God. Joel Hemphill has written more than 350 songs including “Consider the Lilies,” “He’s still working on me,” “Master of the Wind” and a host of other well known gospel music favorites. The Hemphills have recorded some 27 albums and had numerous No. 1 and Top 10 songs. Joel was inducted into the Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame on October 11, 2007. Together, the Hemphill family has received 8 dove awards.
Led of God, Joel came to more light and understanding about the One God of the Bible. In 2005 he wrote a book about his and LaBreeska’s journey of faith entitled To God be the Glory. The book is a must read for every person with an interest in the one true God and his son Jesus Christ.