Cory Asbury is a worship leader, songwriter and pastor who joined the Bethel Music Collective in May of 2015. Cory was raised in the mountains of North Carolina where he developed a deep love for music and songwriting. He began leading worship at his local church at age fourteen, and from there launched into full-time worship ministry at the International House of Prayer in Kansas City in 2005. In addition to countless worship sets spent in the prayer room, Cory’s 8-year journey at IHOP-KC took him throughout the US and abroad.
Cory is featured on Bethel Music’s Have it All album with his song “Son of God”, as well numerous IHOP-KC compilation albums. He is currently working on his 3rd record with Bethel Music set to release in January of 2018. His two solo album releases, Holy and Let Me See Your Eyes, include well-known songs “Where I Belong”, “So Good to Me”, “Always Faithful” and “Jesus, Let Me See Your Eyes”. Cory continues to lead worship regionally and internationally at various worship conferences and events.
Cory carries a passion to lead people into encounters with the love of the Father. His voice and songs create an atmosphere of worship charged with both the power and peace of God. His prophetic worship style is marked by rich spontaneous moments and tenderness in God’s presence. Cory remains dedicated to a lifestyle of prayer and fasting. In December of 2016, Cory and his family transitioned to Kalamazoo, Michigan to join Radiant Church where Cory now serves as Worship Pastor. Cory is married to his wife, Anna, who also shares a gift for music and prophetic worship. They have two beautiful children, Gabriel and Lily.