Bryan Thomas Schmidt, M.A., Founder/Executive Director of Anchored Music Ministries, is a musician and composer who has released two CDs of original music and has a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Covenant Seminary. Since the year 2000, he has travelled extensively on short term missions to provide leadership development training in Ghana, Brazil, Mexico and the U.S. He has also been a lecturer for classes at Covenant Theological Seminary, authored articles for magazines, screenplays, and is working on a book. Bryan's contemporary Christian music CD STAND featured the national single 'A Man Like You.' He has released two worship CDs, the latest in 2009. He is married to Bianca, whom he met in 2005 on a trip to Brazil. He is currently Worship Director of Las Tierras Community Church in El Paso, Texas.