Paul Braun has been serving as the Praise Team Leader at Riverside since September 2014. As the Praise Team Leader, he coordinates the worship and music at Riverside. Paul was saved at a very young age during his years at a Christian school. Originally, he is from Stockbridge, Georgia, where he grew up until he went to college at the University of Georgia. He is a lead guitarist and vocalist, and has played in various worship bands and teams throughout his life, including the UGA Baptist Collegiate Ministries, where he first met Pastor Joe and was offered this job at Riverside.
He also studies fisheries at the University of Georgia, and hopes to attend graduate school and pursue a career in marine biology. He enjoys making music, fishing, kayaking, surfing, and collecting musical instruments (as well as antique records). "God has blessed me in so many ways I don't deserve, and I am thankful to serve a Lord that is jealous for me."