Glenn Packiam is a the lead pastor of new life DOWNTOWN
, an extension of New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado
, where he also serves on the Executive Team.
Glenn 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. Having written a few well-loved worship songs like "Your Name", "Everyone (Praises)", and "My Savior Lives," Glenn released a full-length solo album, Rumors and Revelations
and followed it up with an EP called, The Kingdom Comes
in 2011, and an iTunes LP called, "The Mystery of Faith"
, all with Integrity Music.
Glenn holds a BA in Theological/Historical Studies
and a Masters in Management. After doing two years of graduate work at Fuller Theological Seminary
, Glenn is beginning a Doctorate in Theology and Ministry at Durham University
, in the UK.
What all this means is that Glenn talks with a lot of people, reads lots of books, plays some music, and drinks a lot of coffee and tea. And all of that makes for a wonderful life. Glenn, his wife, Holly, their four children are enjoying life in the shadow of the mighty Rocky Mountains.