24min | English | Igal Hecht
Brian Doerksen is a Canadian Christian singer-songwriter and worship leader from Abbotsford, British Columbia. He spent several years as a worship pastor in the late 1980s and early 1990s. He has been extremely influential in the area of contemporary Christian worship music. Doerksen was a featured worship leader on many Vineyard worship CDs and has also taught extensively on worship leading and songwriting. Doerksen's worship recordings are known for their high production values and quality songwriting.
More recently, Doerksen has been producing worship music through Integrity's Hosanna Music, including his albums You Shine (2002), Today (2004), Live in Europe (2005), Holy God (2006) and It's Time (2008). Doerksen received a Gospel Music Association Dove Award in 2003, only the second Canadian to be so honored. He has also won a string of Covenant Awards during his career, including Artist of the Year, Praise And Worship Album of the Year, Praise And Worship Song of the Year, and many more. In 2008 he won a Juno Award for the album Holy God.