Amanda Cook is a songwriter and worship leader at Bethel Church and with Bethel Music. Originally from Winnipeg, Canada, Amanda has a dynamic history as a worship leader and songwriter that began at a young age. She has been a part of the Bethel Music family since 2010 and currently ministers throughout the United States and internationally. Amanda’s worship wraps words and pictures around what it is like to live honestly and passionately connected to God, discovering greater fullness and wonder in every season with Him.
Her most recent song “Pieces” (co-authored with Steffany Gretzinger) is featured on Have it All (2016). Amanda’s first solo project with Bethel Music, Brave New World, released in September 2015 and won a GMA Dove Award for Inspirational Album of the Year. She is featured on five Bethel Music compilation albums to date and has written numerous anthemic worship songs including “You Make Me Brave”, “Closer”, “I Will Exalt”, and “Shepherd”. She co-authored numerous songs with Steffany Gretzinger for Steffany’s solo project, he Undoing (2014).
Amanda received three Covenant Awards from GMA Canada in 2014, including Female Vocalist of the Year, Song of the Year and Praise and Worship Song of the Year for her worship song, “You Make Me Brave”. She continues to minister through the US and internationally. When she is not traveling, she and her husband, Jacob, enjoy life and community at home in Redding, California.