IMGP8787bEric Kneifel is a passionate worship leader and songwriter in Portland, OR. He’s led worship for close to 20 years at several churches along the west coast and in Colorado. Eric’s mission is to encourage and inspire God’s people to worship Him in spirit and truth, both through music and by living daily for His glory.

Eric grew up in Seattle, where he began leading worship at his church. He moved to California to attend Azusa Pacific University, where he led worship for a few local churches in the greater L.A. region.

He married his wife Brenda in 2007 and they moved to Colorado Springs, where Eric served on the worship team as an associate worship leader and musician. Eventually he and his wife moved back to the Portland area, where they currently reside. Eric has since led worship at multiple venues and events, and has coordinated and led multiple worship team training summits. He has a deep passion for encouraging the Lord’s people to lift up His name in worship.