Everything You Need To Know About Louie Giglio.

Louie Giglio is a famous Italian-American Christian pastor, preacher and writer known for establishing the “Passion Movement” which is basically a gathering of college students and for being the lead pastor of Passion City Church.

Louie Giglio Biography

Louie Giglio was born on the 30th of June 1958 to Louie F. Giglio Jr. and Martha Giglio. He was raised and grew up in the suburbs of Atlanta. His father who is also his name sake died from a heart attack and brain infection in later years. Pastor Louie Giglio was on a flight at the time, having decided to leave his home in Waco and move to Atlanta so that he could be closer to his father. It was during the flight that Giglio felt a calling to start a gathering for students in college where they would come together to learn about God. Sadly, Giglio’s father died before his arrival to Georgia.

Louie Giglio Education

Before earning his Master of Theology degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louie Giglio first had his high school education at Campbell High School, a public high school in Georgia U.S. Upon graduating high school, Louie went on and had himself enrolled at Georgia State University where he bagged a Bachelors degree of Arts. Pastor Louie Giglio also has a Doctor of Ministry degree from Grace Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, Indiana.

Louie Giglio Career and Ministry

Giglio’s decision to give his life to Christ happened at about 2am one morning during his freshman year and from then till now, Louie Giglio’s relationship with God has only gotten stronger. Before the Passion City Church came into full view, Giglio first started a weekly bible study with the help of his wife Shelley at Baylor University where Giglio enrolled for graduate studies. The bible study was called “Choice” and it started after his graduation from the seminary. The weekly bible study soon progressed into a conference for college students where they would gather to learn about God and the scriptures. It was called “Passion Conference” and the first of its kind took place in Austin, Texas in the year 1997 with an attendance of over 2,000 college students.

Louie Giglio Family Life

Louie got married to Shelley Giglio in 1986. Shelley is the co-founder of “Passion Movement”.

Louie Giglio Controversies

Louie Giglio found himself entangled with a racism related issue in June 2020 where he referred to the historical enslavement of black people as a blessing of slavery that laid the foundation for white privilege which he also referred to as “white blessing”. It goes without saying that he received a lot of backlash for these comments as a lot of persons were disappointed at the pastor. He later went online to apologize to the pubic via twitter for the things he said.

Louie Giglio Net Worth

While the exact net worth of pastor Louie Giglio is unknown, it is estimated to lie somewhere between $2million – $5million.

Louie Giglio Sermons

Some of Louie Giglio’s sermons that are available for listening and streaming online are:

  • Wide Awake At The Dawn Of The End Of Time.
  • Living Free From Anxiety.
  • What On Earth Are You Doing With Your Life?
  • The Birth Of Christ And The Death Of Death.
  • The Thief Of Dreams Must Die.
  • When It Feels Like Life Is Crushing You.
  • Faith That Captures The Attention Of Heaven. 

Louie Giglio Books

Pastor Louie Giglio has authored more than a handful of Christian life changing books across the years. Here are some of his works.

  • Indescribable: Encountering The Glory Of God In The Beauty Of The Universe.
  • How Great Is Our God.
  • The Wonder Of Creation: 100 More Devotions About God And Science.
  • Don’t Give the Enemy a Seat at Your Table: It’s Time to Win the Battle of Your Mind…
  • Goliath Must Fall Study Guide: Winning the Battle Against Your Giants
  • Seeing God as a Perfect Father: and Seeing You as Loved, Pursued, and Secure
  •  Putting an X Through Anxiety: Breaking Free from the Grip of Fear and Stress
  • Winning the War on Worry: Cultivate a Peaceful Heart and a Confident Mind
  • Waiting Here For You: An Advent Journey Of Hope.
  • Never Too Far: Come Back from Defeat and Disappointment to Purpose and Power

Louie Giglio Quotes

There have been numerous quotes and sayings by Louie Giglio drawn from his books and sermons. Some of them are listed below.

  • “God’s plans for your life far exceeds the circumstances of your day.”
  • “To us, waiting is wasting. To God waiting is working.”
  • “You never lose by giving it all to Jesus.”
  • “Every great thing requires a great sacrifice.”
  • “Worship is when we give God his breath back.”
  • “Passion is the degree of difficulty we are willing to endure to accomplish a goal.”
  • “God is not a taker. God is a giver.”
  • “You don’t have to know everything about the mountain in front of you to take the next move.”
  • “God calls each and every star by name. it’s not likely he has forgotten yours.”
  • “Nothing steals God’s glory more than worrying believers who are driven through life by fear.”

Louie Giglio Social Media

Pastor Louie Giglio is active online and can be contacted via Facebook and Instagram with the handles below.

Facebook: Louie Giglio

Instagram: louiegiglio

For more information on pastor Louie Giglio, do check out his website at: louiegiglio.com

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