Matt Redman

Matt Redman |    

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Living: California 
Church: associated with Passion
Family: married to Beth with five children
Plays: Guitar
Favourite lyric: ‘Hands that flung stars into space, to cruel nails surrendered.' The Servant King by Graham Kendrick


Matt Redman Songs

Having been a full time worship leader and songwriter since his teens, Matt Redman remains one of the most popular songwriters in the church today. His songs are an inspiration to worshippers around the world, and he continues to be driven by a deep desire to raise the bar on songwriting and lead people deeper into the presence of God.

Matt Redman is married to Beth and they have five children. He has led worship in venues as varied as the Angels baseball stadium, both old and new Wembley stadiums, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Royal Albert Hall and New York City’s Time Square.


Matt grew up in Chorleywood, England, where his local church (St Andrew’s) became one of the leaders in the UK’s renewal movement. With multiple church services and a commitment to encouraging other churches to open up to the Holy Spirit, the young Matt was presented with numerous opportunities to explore and develop his skill as a worship leader. 

In his twenties, Matt was instrumental in the growth of the Soul Survivor UK youth movement before becoming very involved with the Passion college movement in the USA.

Songs & awards

Matt’s earlier songs include ‘The Heart of Worship’, ‘You Never Let Go’ and ‘Blessed Be Your Name’. More recent compositions include the Grammy-nominated ‘Our God’, and the double-Grammy winning ‘10,000 Reasons’ – for which he also received a Billboard award in the USA.

Glory Song

His latest album – Glory Song – saw him return to the studio for the first time in years and was released in September 2017.

Glory Song Matt Redman Chord Chart Bundle


Matt is also the author of several books, including 10,000 Reasons, The Unquenchable Worshipper, Facedown, Blessed Be Your Name (co-authored with Beth Redman) and Indescribable (co-authored with Louie Giglio).

The WeAreWorship Guide To (Almost) Everything You Ever Wanted To Ask Matt Redman About Songwriting

We sat down with worship song writer extraordinaire Matt Redman to talk about songwriting and worship - his early influences, favourite lyrics and the future

It Is Well With My Soul Song Devotional

In 1873 a lawyer called Horatio Spafford experienced an almost unbearable tragedy. The ship that his wife and four daughters were on sank, and every one of his children died. Sailing across the Atlantic to join his wife, Spafford wrote...

Matt Redman Shares Advice Every Young Worship Leader Should Read

He started young, shy and occasionally out of tune. Yet in his early years of leading worship Matt Redman learned some of his most valuable lessons ever.

Matt Redman Shares His Secrets of Great Songwriting

Ever wondered what it takes to write a song that wins not just one but two Grammy Awards? Matt Redman shares some of greatest secrets.

The Irreplaceable Quality of Humility

One of the ancient Desert Fathers once noted that “Humans need humility and the fear of God, like the breath that issues from their nostrils.” And when it comes to being a lead worshipper, the heart standard of humility is just as irreplaceable a quality.

Matt Redman: how it all began

Tall trees generally have deep roots, and for one of the church’s leading songwriters the metaphor is spot on. In this first of a two-part interview, Matt Redman speaks to about his first steps on a remarkable journey.

Matt Redman: how it all began - PART 2

In this second half of the interview, Matt speaks to WeAreWorship about making mistakes, learning from leaders with integrity and why leading fifteen times a week didn't make him crazy.

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