Holland Davis

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Holland Davis
Background information
Birth name Holland Mount Davis II
Also known as P.HD
Born 1961
MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
Genres Worship, contemporary Christian music
Occupation(s) Pastor, worship leader
Years active 1978–present
Labels Worshipsong.com
Website www.hollanddavis.com

Holland Davis is a Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel in San Clemente, CA and a Calvary Chapel Christian worship leader, songwriter, Bible teacher, and author based in San Juan Capistrano. He is most known for his song "Let It Rise," selling platinum with the group Big Daddy Weave, winning the most-played worship song of the year in 2006, and featured on the album WOW Worship: Blue.


He has worked with Exodus International, Maranatha Music, Rolltop Music, Vineyard Music, Worship Leader Magazine, FamilyLife, Military Ministry, Technologies For Worship Magazine, Christian Musician Summit, Skip Heitzig, Chuck Smith, Dr. Ken Blue, Spirit West Coast, and Billy Graham Evangelistic Association He is the founding pastor of Calvary Chapel San Clemente.

He has appeared on The Harvest Show, JCTV, The Worship Cafe, ABQ Connect with Peter Benson, CSN International, and God Answers Prayer Broadcast.

Many Contemporary Christian music artists, ministries, and churches such as Big Daddy Weave, Paul Baloche, Promise Keepers, and Lakewood Church have covered a number of Holland Davis' songs. Some of his most popular songs include "For Such A Time As This", "Who Is Like The Lord", "At The Cross", "Healing Word", "Glorious", and "Let It Rise". "Let It Rise" was one of the most-performed songs of 2006,[1] and is one of the top 100 songs used by churches around the world, as reported by CCLI.[citation needed]


Studio albums[edit]

  • Adventures In God's Presence Volume 1 (1993) Rolltop Music
  • Adventures In God's Presence Volume 2 (1994) Rolltop Music
  • New Breed Worship Band (1994) Vineyard Music
  • Adventures In God's Presence Volume 3 (1995) Rolltop Music
  • Adventures In God's Presence Volume 4 (1996) Rolltop Music
  • Come As You Are (1996) Maranatha! Music
  • This Body (1998) Maranatha! Music
  • Top 25 Praise Songs (2000) Maranatha! Music
  • Praise 20: Who Is Like The Lord (2002) Maranatha! Music
  • Healing Word (2002)
  • Come Let Us Worship (2003) Worship Life
  • Bless The Lord My Soul (2003) Calvary Chapel Music
  • Back To You (2006) Spring Hill Worship
  • Saturated (2006) Worship Life
  • Song Discovery # 57 (2006)
  • Give Me Jesus (2007) Worship Life
  • Give Them Hope (2008) Southern California Worship Conference
  • Top 20 Indie Worship (2008) Indelible Music Group
  • I Will Stand (album) (2008)
  • For His Name (2009) Southern California Worship Conference
  • Conference In a Box (2010) Christian Musician Summit

Live albums[edit]

Workshop recordings[edit]

  • Worship Leading: When Innovation Comes of Age Part 1 (2009)
  • Develop Trust In Worship Ministry
  • Be Yourself In Your Worship Ministry
  • Passionate Worship


  • 2006: Most Performed Songs of the Year: "Let It Rise"


  • Let It Rise: A Manual for Worship (2009)
  • Getting Your Music Out There (2009)
  • Musician/Performer Roundtable (2008)
  • So God Gave You a Song (2008)


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