John Ragsdale

John Ragsdale is a speaker, singer, songwriter and pastor who is passionate about encouraging people to become all that God created them to be.

John has been in ministry since 1986. He has been married to his Heartbeat, Kristin since 1993. They have two wonderful sons, Evan and Davis.

In 2012, John and Kristin founded The Hills Nashville, a thriving, life-giving, spirit-led, multi-cultural church in Nashville, TN. For more info visit

Along with Randy Phillips, John was the host of the internationally televised program “The Awakening”. He has been a frequent guest on the TBN and Daystar television networks. John has ministered with some of the most loved and respected ministries in the world. He has also been a featured artist on the hit TV show “Friday Night Lights”.

John has written many inspiring songs that have touched people’s lives and enhanced their worship experience. One of John’s songs, “Thirst For You”, was recorded, released and singled to radio by CeCe Winans on her Platinum selling recording “Throne Room”. This song has become a favorite of worshipers across the world. His songs have also been recorded by many other artists & worship leaders.