“The music and heartbeat of Zealand is about stirring people’s hearts to be zealous for the land…the LIFE that God has for each of us! Zealand delivers energetic, powerful music that declares strong truth with confidence. The mission of Zealand is to zealously declare the goodness of God through energetic music, provocative lyrics and authentic […]
Mike Harland grew up in Mississippi, graduated from Delta State University and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and has led churches in worship leadership roles for most of his life. Since 2005, Mike has served as the Director of LifeWay Worship, the music arm of LifeWay Christian Resources. He is a published author and songwriter […]
Israel Houghton is prolific worship leader, musician, songwriter, producer and recording artist. His music ministry has spanned 22 years and includes work on over 50 albums as an artist or producer, 19 awards and countless accolades. In 1995 Houghton formed New Breed Ministries that gave way to his debut releases in 1997 “Whisper It Loud,” and […]
Charles Billingsley was a junior in high school when a friend dared him to sing for his Sunday school class. From the first note he sang, he felt very comfortable and natural, like he was doing what he was meant to do. In 1992, the day after his graduation from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, […]
Leonard Sweet is a scholar of USAmerican culture; a semiotician who “sees things the rest of us do not see, and dreams possibilities that are beyond most of our imagining;” and a preacher and best-selling author who communicates the gospel with a signature bridging of the worlds of faith, academe, and popular culture. In 2006 […]
Meet Dr. Marva Dawn First impressions can be deceiving. To look at Dr. Marva Dawn, you might not realize that this diminutive and delicate lady is a powerhouse and can knock you off your theological feet with a whisper, bringing you to rapt worship and adoration of God in minutes. Confrontational, tender, humorous, her spirit and […]
Dr. Reggie Kidd is a regular columnist for Worship Leader magazine. In his God Still Speaks column, Reggie draws on the history of the church to inform contemporary thinking and shape worship practice. Reggie became a student of “the way of the liturgy” in 2001 when he began teaching at the Robert E. Webber Institute […]
Steve is the founding Pastor of Grace Chapel. He has been a Senior Pastor for twenty years having also founded Calvary Chapel Pomona Valley in Southern California. Steve is a gifted teacher of God’s Word.
Buddy Owens is pastor of Spiritual Growth at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California. He is the author of The Way of a Worshiper: Discover the Secret to Friendship with God, and the General Editor of The NIV Worship Bible.
Vaughn Thompson Jr. is a worship leader/singer/songwriter and the Worship Pastor of Cathedral of Faith, a multi-cultural, multi-site, 7,000 member church in San Jose, CA. Vaughn is a graduate of Lee University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Pastoral Ministry. He has also received his Masters’ in Theology with an emphasis in Worship and the Arts from […]