Colorado Springs, Colo. — Following in her father’s footsteps, Katie Gustafson, daughter of worship songwriter Gerrit Gustafson, carries on a family tradition, offering up new songs of worship on a digital EP available from Kingsway on July 10.
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Katie Gustafson was born and raised in Mobile, AL, with her four siblings and parents, Himmie and Gerrit. With her father being involved in the start-up of then Hosanna! Integrity Music was constantly surrounded by all things worship, from new songs being written to worship leaders in and out of the house to traveling with her dad for conferences and speaking engagements.
In high school, her family moved to Nashville, and she became more and more involved with leading worship and singing. Her first "gig" was at a Christian camp called JH Ranch in N. California, where she led worship with Aaron Keyes.
It wasn't until she was in graduate school for counseling/psychology that she started writing her own songs and recording them." After that, my brother-in-law and producer John Hartley forced me to write all my own songs, which I embraced an interesting, frustrating process, fumbling around cluelessly on guitar and spending countless hours digging deep for lyrics. But for it, I am eternally grateful."
Her heart for worship and the church reflect her own journey of healing and growing intimacy with Jesus, coming to know and believe in God's goodness and desire for a relationship with His children.
Katie's digital album Introducing Katie Gustafson is a collection of 7 songs that came out of a season of growing desperation for that intimacy of crying out for more and letting go.
Katie earned a Master's degree in Counseling from Trevecca Nazarene University and now operates a counseling service in Nashville.
About Katie Gustafson. (2019) Retrieved September 24, 2021. From KatieGustafson.co: https://katiegustafson.co/about
Worship Leaders: Katie Gustafson. (n.d.). Retrieved July 8, 2012, from Kingsway website: http://www.kingsway.co.uk/katie-gustafson/