Zac Hicks

Zac Hicks

Zac Hicks (D.Min., Knox Theological Seminary; M.Div., Denver Seminary; B.A., Biola University) is pastor of Church of the Cross in Birmingham, AL. He has been pastoring and leading worship for over two decades in churches all across the US—Hawaii, California, Colorado, Florida, and most recently Alabama. He is author of The Worship Pastor (Zondervan, 2016), Worship By Faith Alone (IVP Academic, 2023), and Before We Gather (Zondervan, 2023). A songwriter and producer, Zac’s music is streaming everywhere. Zac’s passions include the intersection of old and new in worship, the pastoral dimensions of worship leading, and recovering the gospel-centered theology of the Reformation for the sake of worship renewal. Zac has been married to his wife, Abby, for over twenty years, and they have four kids: Joel, Jesse, Brody, and Bronwyn.

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Worship Team Devotional | by Zac Hicks
Worship Team Devotional: Our Sacrifice of Praise

Editorial Team: You know that feeling when you walk into a church during a worship…

Zac Hicks Worship Leader
The Resilient Worship Leader

In this leadership and pastoral growth class on the Worship Leader Institute, Zac Hicks leads…

One Long Prayer Session

In planning and leading worship services, my job wasn’t to ‘wow’ people to look at me but to help woo them to the very feet of the Father, who speaks and listens.

The Worship Pastor as Caregiver

3 ways in which worship addresses the pain of our human experience.