Ryan Smith is a musician, educator, songwriter, worship leader and pastor from Sydney, Australia. He was the Music Director of C3 Church in Oxford Falls from 2004 until 2016. He has been married for 20 years to his beautiful wife Michelle and has 3 incredible children: Maddison, Mikayla and Lachlan.
As a 19 year old graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, he ventured out of the jazz world and into the worship arena. Serving in the local church and abroad with a focus on team, excellence and the presence of God. This was nearly 20 years ago. In this space of time he has ministered internationally, written over 100 songs, and played on over 30 live and studio albums predominantly on the C3 Music catalogue.
Ryan's philosophy on music can be described as: simplicity. Stepping out of the way and allowing God to bring lasting change in peoples lives. For the same reason he believes that songs come from a relationship with Jesus and will stand on that merit alone.