Glenn Packiam is the lead pastor of New life Downtown
, a congregation of New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
He is the author of Discover the Mystery of Faith (David C. Cook, 2013), LUCKY: How the Kingdom Comes to Unlikely People (Cook, 2011), Secondhand Jesus: Trading Rumors of God for a Firsthand Faith (Cook, 2009),
and Butterfly in Brazil: How Your Life Can Make a World of Difference (Tyndale, 2007).
Glenn was also one of the founding leaders and songwriters for the Desperation Band
and has been featured on several Desperation Band
recordings. As a signed writer with Integrity Music, he has had the honor of writing and co-writing several well-loved worship songs, like "Your Name" and "My Savior Lives." Glenn recently released an iTunes LP called,"The Mystery of Faith,"
in addition to the EP, The Kingdom Comes
(2011), and a full-length album, Rumors and Revelations
(2009), all with Integrity Music.
Glenn holds a BA in Theological/Historical Studies,
a Masters in Management,
and, after doing two years of graduate work at Fuller Theological Seminary
, is now a postgraduate researcher at St. John's College
at Durham University
in the UK,
where he is in the process of earning a doctorate in theology.
Glenn, his wife, Holly, their four children are enjoying life in the shadow of the mighty Rocky Mountains.