In our conversation, Mike and I discuss:
- Longstanding steadfastness in ministry
- Believing God loves and likes us
- Mike’s book Coffee with Mom: Caring for a Parent with Dementia
“Understand who God made you uniquely to be, and trust that.”
Mike Glenn graduated from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Mike became the pastor of Brentwood Baptist Church in 1991. Under his leadership, the church has grown to a membership of over 10,000. Brentwood Baptist relocated to its present location in 2002 and became debt free in 2012. Mike has led Brentwood Baptist Church to begin a regional ministry called The Middle Tennessee Initiative. Since 2010, the church has grown from two campuses to eight located throughout Middle Tennessee.
Mike has served on various boards throughout his career, including the Executive Board of the Tennessee Baptist Convention, the Board of Trustees of Belmont University, and the Board of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Mike has written three books: Coffee with Mom, In Real Time, and The Gospel of Yes. He also writes on his blog, MikeGlennOnline.com and is a frequent contributor for the Jesus Creed blog on Patheos.com. You can follow Mike on Twitter @mikeglenn and Instagram @mikeglennonline.