Joshua Swanson

Joshua Swanson

Joshua Swanson is the Editor-in-Chief of Worship Leader. He's also the Co-founder and Managing Partner of Authentic Media, Worship Leader's parent company, and the former CEO and Co-founder of the creative agency GTMA. His proudest achievement is his marriage to Rachael Joy and partnering with her in founding New Hope Children. As a performer and speaker, he’s appeared on TV networks like ABC, NBC, Lifetime, and Hallmark. His companies have worked with major brands like Sprint, Pokemon Go (he was also in a Pokemon movie), Pepsi, The Latin Grammys, the Billboard Awards, Corona and over 75 national developers. He’s narrated over a hundred audiobooks and was awarded Best YA Voice twice. His companies have been Inc. 5000 three different times.

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Christmas Pageant Church Service
Let’s Talk Christmas Pageants

Patrick Mayberry has, “thankfully”, never been in a Christmas pageant. Jordan St. Cyr found his…

Worship Leaders and Favorite Christmas Carols
What Is Your Favorite Christmas Carol?

There are SO many fun songs to sing during the Christmas season that it can…

Does God Allow Storms in Our Lives? | Image of Worship Leader Benjamin William Hastings
Benjamin William Hastings: Did God Send The Storm?

Our God is good, all the time. In this episode Benjamin William Hastings asks the…

What's on your holiday table?
Worship Leaders Discuss Whats On Their Holiday Table

It’s always fun to see the holidays through the lens of food! Some of our…

Did I Pray Hard Enough? | Image of Songwriter Justin Warren
Justin Warren: Did I Not Pray Hard Enough?

What Christian hasn’t asked the question, “did I not pray hard enough?” One of my…

A Time of Testing Faith | Image of Songwriter Jordan St. Cyr
Jordan St. Cyr: How To Wait On Your Miracle

There’s no question that walking through something as painful as watching your child suffer will…

The Comparison Trap | Image of Songwriter Sarah Kroger
Sarah Kroger: Every Time I Stepped On Stage I Hit A Wall

It’s so easy in our world of social media to fall into the comparison trap.…

Mad at God with Stephen Mcwhirter and Jason Clayborn
Mad At God For Asking You To Do Something New

Some of our Worship Sound Bites really stand out as a word for TODAY. Our…

Thanksgiving VS Christmas Best Holiday
Thanksgiving VS Christmas – Which Is the BEST Holiday?

There’s always been an intense (not really, made that up) debate amongst worship leaders over…

Your Ministry to God | Image of Pastor Steve Fry
Steve Fry: Your Ministry To God

In this episode of The Walk; a devotionals podcast led by worship leaders, Steven Fry…

Worship Song that Influenced Dove Artists the Most 2022
Worship Song That Has Influenced Dove Nominated Artists The Most in 2022

Once a year the worship and christian music community get’s together to celebrate spreading the…