More About the Author
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. Having earned a BA in Theological/Historical Studies and a Masters in Management, Glenn is now in the process of completing a Masters of Arts in Theology/Biblical Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary.
Glenn is the author of LUCKY: How the Kingdom Comes to Unlikely Peopel (David C. Cook, 2011), Secondhand Jesus: Trading Rumors of God for a Firsthand Faith (David C. 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 and NewLifeWorship recordings. Having written a few well-loved worship songs like "Your Name", "Everyone (Praises)", and "My Savior Lives," Glenn finally released a full-length solo album, Rumors and Revelations in 2009, and followed it up with an EP called, The Kingdom Comes in 2011, both with Integrity Music.
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 all of that makes for a wonderful life. Glenn, his wife, Holly, their two daughters, Sophia and Norah, and their son, Jonas, are enjoying life in the shadow of the mighty Rocky Mountains.