Louie Giglio Artist Profile | Biography And Discography | NewReleaseToday

View Photos (0) | Add Photos/Galleries NEW
ADVERTISEMENT


Discography




Artist Links
[edit]

  • Official Website



    Music Videos



    Upcoming Events In Your Area




    Latest Headlines
    There is no news
     Louie Giglio Artist Profile
    Return To Artist Database
    Views 16076  Views | CommentsComments
    [edit]
    Artist Rank: # 126 | View Top 20
    Bookmark and Share
     

    Giglio was born in 1958 and grew up in a Christian home in Atlanta, Georgia. One morning at 2 AM during his freshman year at Georgia State University in 1977, he decided to follow Christ instead of the party life. That conscious decision led him to become one of the architects of the modern worship style geared towards young people with its emphasis on informal attire, expressive worship and low-key, visually driven sermons.

    Giglio's ministry is based on Isaiah 26:8 - "Yes, LORD, walking in the way of your laws, we wait for you; your name and renown are the desire of our hearts" (from the New International Version).

    After Giglio graduated from Georgia State University, he earned a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. After finishing seminary, Giglio and his wife Shelley began a weekly Bible study called Choice Ministries at Baylor University. After several years, over ten percent of the student body was attending the weekly study.

    In 1995, the Giglios moved from Waco, Texas to Atlanta, Georgia. While flying from Texas to Georgia, Giglio began to plan for a national gathering of Christian college students; this evolved into the Passion conferences. In addition, Giglio, along with Bill Willits from North Point Community Church, began a Bible study called 7:22 for college students from the Atlanta. Giglio led this Bible study weekly until 2005.

    In January 1997, Passion hosted its first conference for college students, which lasted four days in Austin, Texas. Two thousand people attended. This launched Passion to the public and it has been followed by conferences and tours yearly. The Passion conferences hosted in January 2005 and 2006 drew thousands of college students to Nashville. In 2000, Giglio and others formed Sixsteps Records, a record label for Christian worship artists. Sixsteps' list of signed artists includes David Crowder Band, Chris Tomlin, Matt Redman, and Charlie Hall. It also releases live albums from the Passion conferences.

    In 2007, over 22,000 students gathered in Atlanta, GA, where the missions focused on their "Do Something Now" campaign. This raised $1,500,000 for global ministries on six continents. Giglio and the Passion ministry plan on holding regional events around the US in late 2007 and early 2008, and then go to the nations of the world in 2008 with the Passion World Tour.

    Entry lasted edited by timholleyos on 09.19.09


    Official Twitter Updates
    Isn't she lovely?! Sharing some laughs and truths about our lives and journey. Always special to… https://t.co/SkIzeJpz21
    Posted by @Louiegiglio on 02.08.16 | View Tweet
    Thank you insta/twitter got that last tweet twist! 😬 @PCC_thegrove is tonight!!!
    Posted by @Louiegiglio on 02.08.16 | View Tweet
    The greatest unkindness you can do to God is not to believe that He loves you. John Owen
    Posted by @Louiegiglio on 02.08.16 | View Tweet
    Sometimes you don't need to move on from the past. #habitseries https://t.co/sPZbyTd9Cb
    Posted by @Louiegiglio on 02.07.16 | View Tweet
    T O D A Y . 10 / 12:30. passioncity https://t.co/cznSi9Zuht
    Posted by @Louiegiglio on 02.07.16 | View Tweet


    Latest NRTeam Fans
    Louie Giglio Has 19 Fans | View All | Become A Fan
         
         
         
         


    NRTeam Artist Comments (0)
    Add Your Review    Join The NRTeam
     
      Showing comments 1 through 10 of 0  

    Christian Music, Facebook Christian Music, Twitter Christian Music, Google Christian Music, YouTube Christian Music, Instagram

    ADVERTISEMENTS

    Christian Music

    ©2016 NewReleaseToday
    A Division Of NRT Media Inc.

    CHRISTIAN MUSIC

    Discover
    New This Week
    Coming Soon
    Free Downloads
    Album Preview
    Playlists
    Reviews

    MOVIES/TV

    Trailers
    Reviews

    NEWS

    New Music
    Movies / Media
    Books
    Events
    Tours
    General

    VIDEOS

    Music Videos
    Exclusives
    #NRTLive Hangouts

    EXCLUSIVES

    Articles
    Devotionals
    Interviews
    Concert Reviews
    Contests
    We Love Awards

    NRT RADIO NETWORK

    One
    Worship
    Remix
    Jam The Hype
    Christmas

     

    MORE INFO

    RSS
    Privacy Policy
    Terms of Use
    Advertising
    Staff
    New Music Email
    Contact

    CONNECT

    Facebook
    Twitter
    Instagram
    Pinterest
    Google+
    Periscope