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. His songs include "Your Name", "Everyone (Praises)", and "My Savior Lives."
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.