Jason Bendickson grew up in Missoula, Montana and at the age of 18 headed east to Boston, MA to attend Berklee College of Muisc. After on year, Jason decided the East Coast was a little too foreign for him and returned to the West Coast. He attended Pacific Lutheran University where he met his wife, Sara, and after they were married, they settled in Walnut Creek, CA. Jason served as the Worship Arts Leader at Saint Matthew Lutheran Church for ten years before he and Sara moved back to the PNW to begin Salt House. Together with Sara, they have two kids - June and Levi.
Jason has also served as the Assistant Director of Music at University Place Presbyterian Church and the Music Director for The Cross -- a joint ministry between Pacific Lutheran University and Trinity Lutheran Church in Tacoma, WA. In 2014 Jason completed his masters degree in Worship Studies from The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies in Jacksonville, FL.