About Jim

“With a worshipper’s heart, and often ministering from behind a keyboard rather than a pulpit, Jim is a writer & songwriter who also uses his singing and speaking opportunities to inspire and bring the message of Jesus. He has released a number of albums, and his books are read, and his music broadcast, around the world.

Jim has a desire to see people in relationship with Jesus Christ & fruitfully involved in the local church.  Contemporary Inspirational music emphasising worship is his field, and he is contracted to ATA Records.

His songs have won several Australian Gospel Music Awards & been recognised internationally. One song was 10 months in the NCM Euro charts & reached #3.

Unexpectedly, given his music background, Jim also has several degrees in Theology, including a Diploma of Ministry, a Batchelor of Theology… and, since then, has completed 5 years of study accredited with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem majoring in Hebrew and a year of Greek.

However, Jim’s desire is that his life be a living testimony of God working in him and through him. From this philosophy flows hundreds of songs and messages based upon Scripture and biblical principles.”

I have known Pastor Jim Peters for five years. He has an inspiring passion to bless people, a desire to encourage hearts, restore the broken especially through worship & personal ministry. He has a strong affinity with Australian rural communities and their unique context. He and his wife Julie have been a valued part of Horizon Church for many years.

Brad Bonhomme

Senior Pastor – Horizon Church
Sutherland – NSW


Jim Peters
A gentleman.  A prolific singer/songwriter and musician.
A true Australian family man with empathy for his fellow man.
I’m proud to be his friend.

Col Joye



We have had the privilege of having Jim Peters minister at our church on several occasions. Each time lives have been touched by the power of God as Jim led the congregation into worship with his own songs and unique vocal style. His genuine love for people and sensitivity to the Holy Spirit is sensed by all as he shares the Word in a simple but effective way.  I personally struggled with health issues for a time and Jim would often phone at just the right time with an encouraging word. I appreciate and recommend the ministry of Jim Peters.

Daryl Marshall

Senior Pastor – Life Church Benalla
Benalla – VIC


We love Jim’s heart for the outback. We have known Jim for 6 years now, coming out to Nyngan a couple of times a year, ministering to us through song and word. In the last couple of years he has bought out a team to do outreach within our town for a whole week Building relationships with people in Nyngan. We appreciate everything that God has done through our brother Jim

Michael & Janene Deutschke

Senior Pastors  – 3CN Church
Nyngan – NSW


I have been blessed by Jim Peter’s ministry for the past 20 years and have seen him develop and grow into a powerful messenger of Christ. His music ability is highlighted by his numerous CD releases some of which I have been privileged to air on 2CH in Sydney. His international travels have embraced several continents with the Word of God and when back home in Australia he is welcomed across denominational lines to share Christ’s love through his music and inspirational messages. He has ministered at my fellowship – Heartbeat Church, Coffs Harbour on a number of occasions and is always welcome back when his busy schedule allows.

Wayne Magee

Senior Pastor Heartbeat Church &  President – The Foursquare Church Australia
Coffs Harbour – NSW


Jim Peters’ ministry is authentic, anointed, sensitive, and comes with genuine authority.
He is one of God’s rich blessings to his church.
Dr Mark Durie
Former Director Cleansing Streams Australia
Author & Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities

Mark Durie

Senior Pastor Oaktree Anglican Church
Elsternwick & Caufield – VIC


Jim is a great friend and fellow worshiper. A committed family man, he is passionate about seeing the Heavenly Father be praised and honoured on the Earth.  I have enjoyed for many years his consistent musical expression of this passion to see Gods love impact others and also admired his humility and communication skills when teaching and sharing about his journey as a disciple of Christ.

David Holmes

Musician, Songriter, Worshp Leader
Lecturer at Exelsia College


Jim Peters… has been such an incredible blessing to pastors and ministries. His front is this amazing voice that God’s given him…. but what happens is, as he gets alongside pastors, and he’s able to encourage them as a man of God and a man of faith.

Michael Murphy

International Speaker & CEO The Leadercape (Former Senior Pastor – Shirelive)


Jim Peters has been a long time personal friend and co-worker in ministering the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ……..His passion for the Lord is expressed in his heartfelt worship and songs of love to God. Jim has been ministering at Riverside annually  for 3 years now, and every year he brings great blessing and empowering to the body of Christ.

Greg Holder

Senior Pastor – Riverside Church
Grafton – NSW


Jim Peters is first and foremost a lover of God. He carries a strong gift of encouragement, which the Lord uses to bless many across the broad spectrum of ages and backgrounds. Jim is a highly skilled musician song-writer who generously shares his gifts with others. We fell in love with Jim on his first visit to Tumbarumba Community Church, and intend to have him minister as often as possible.

Debbie Gadd

Senior Pastor – Tumbarumba Community Church
Tumbarumba – NSW


I have known Ps Jim Peters & worked with in christian ministry for around 12 years. As a worship leader he is very skilled & is also an able Bible teacher.He is a humble, righteous man who moves well in the Gifts of the Holy Spirit. His nature is one of submission to the Church Covering he is ministering for. Jim is generous with his God given talents.

Bill Wyatt

Retired Senior Pastor (CRC) Retired Cleansing Stream Ministries
Melbourne – VIC


I have known Jim for more than ten years now, and he is a friend of the congregation I serve.
Jim is a passionate lover of Jesus, worshipping Him in words and music that he writes, and serving the Lord in the proclamation of His word.
Jim is most caring and devoted when it comes to his family, second only to his wholehearted commitment to Jesus Christ.
His ministry is consistently tuned to the heart of God.

Rudy Tan

Senior Pastor – FCF Life Centre
Minchinbury – NSW


Jim Peters is one of the most genuine and sensitive singers/ministers I have ever met. Several times he has been at Wellspring Church (where Dr Knar was formerly the Senior Pastor) and every time his music and teaching gently touches the hearts of everyone in attendance. He has the ability to touch the hearts of many as he prays. He is definitely a minister of the word of God to have visit at your church.

Dr Jim Knarr

Senior Pastor – Oceanview Assembly of God
Norfolk – Virginia – USA


I have known Jim Peters for more than 15 years and have seen him minister in several different churches, locations and events.  His ministry in music and the word has touched many lives.  He is a difference maker and I count it a privilege to call him my friend.  I have not hesitation in recommending Jim to any church that would love to benefit from his music and ministry

Warren Mortomore

Senior Pastor  – HopePoint Church
Georges Hall – NSW


With a great deal of pleasure I wholeheartedly endorse and commend to all the ministry of Jim Peters who for many years has been a dear friend and brother in the Lord Jesus.  On the occasions Jim has visited our church folk have been deeply touched and moved by his  passionate and heartfelt worship, his inspiring songs and music and his anointed ‘in season’ word.  Through Jim’s ministry the Holy Spirit always brings times of refreshment to me and the congregation.

Graham Hoare

Former Pastoral Team Leader – Padstow Baptist Community Church
Padstow – NSW


Jim Peters has been a friend for many years, he has always been a tremendous blessing when we have had come & minister at Abundant Life Church in Coffs Harbour.
His ministry is second to none, Jim is a very an anointed singer songwriter & accomplished author. He inspires all he meets, with his humble & caring heart, I can honestly say that he has always been an amazing man of God & inspiration to me.
Jim is a person of great spiritual maturity and experience & freely moves in the gifts of the spirit, submitting himself under the authority of the local church.
Helen & I highly recommend Jim Peters to any church. You will be greatly blessed.

Russell & Helen Jones

Senior Pastors – Abundant Life Church
Coffs Harbour – NSW


Pastor Jim Peters is a blessing in my life and I am very grateful that he is always so supportive.  It is such an honor to have your cheerfulness and warm encouragement that you always provide for myself and our congregation. A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity. Proverbs 17:17

Victor & Fe Milne

Senior Pastors – Cootamundra Foursaquare Church
Cootamundra – NSW

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