Known to many as America’s Worship Leader, Cindy has served as the Director of music and the senior worship leader for Joel Osteen & Lakewood church.
Cindy Cruse Ratcliff’s music career was launched at the early age of 6 when she began touring with her parents and older siblings as the youngest member of “The Cruse Family”. Not long after, she became the youngest licensed ASCAP songwriter, at the age of nine and went on to sign w/ CBS Records at age 19.
Known to many as America’s Worship Leader, Cindy has served as the Director of music and the senior worship leader for Joel Osteen & Lakewood church. Through this platform, Cindy enters more than 100 million homes weekly singing and sharing her music with viewers in the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, Korea, China and Africa. The program was voted the No. 1 most watched inspirational program in America.
Cindy’s enjoyed performing in such iconic venue’s as Madison Square Garden, Staples Center, Yankee Stadium, O2 and Wimbley arenas. In addition to her US events, she’s also enjoyed recent tours to such nations as the UK, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, The Philippines and South Africa.
Cindy lives in Houston, Texas with her husband Marcus Ratcliff. Cindy and Marcus have three children, Windsor, Merrick, and Emory, whom they consider to be their greatest treasure.