Brian Doerksen’s songs (‘Come, now is the time to worship’ ‘Faithful One’) are sung in faith communities around the world. In 2008, Brian received a
JUNO award (Canadian version of the Grammy’s) for ‘Holy God’ (Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the year) and in 2014 at the Covenant Awards he received a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ from the Gospel Music Association of Canada. In 2018, Brian released an album of new original songs called Grateful (winner of the GMA’s 2019 ‘Inspirational Album of Year’) which was also nominated for a 2019 JUNO featuring ‘If Jesus Is The Face of God.’ In the summer of 2019 Brian released ‘Faithful
One’ a collection featuring new arrangements of his legacy songs. His first
Christmas album The Heart Of Christmas, filled with new songs and arrangements of classics was also released in November 2019 and was nominated for a 2020 Juno. In May of 2020 Brian released the EP ‘Everlasting Arms’ containing 5 songs of comfort especially recorded for the unexpected pandemic of Covid-19. For the rest of the Covid lockdown, Brian
recorded an album called ‘Hymns For Life’ which released in March 2021.
Married to Joyce for 36 years, their 6 children include 2 sons with special needs (Fragile X) and they live in Abbotsford, B.C. Canada.