Glenn R. Shields is the Senior Pastor of the Progressive Community Church, Stockton, California. Prior to his call to Progressive in 1999, he served as an Associate Minister of the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Sacramento, CA until 1999, and as Protestant Chaplain of the California State Prison at Represa, CA from 1994 until 1999.

Since he assumed the pastorate in 1999, Progressive has experienced tremendous growth. Through the use of strong, clear, effective biblical teaching, preaching, and counseling, Pastor Shields has demonstrated his commitment to helping Christians experience God's power in every area of their lives regardless of past failures, circumstances, or beliefs.

A graduate of Trinity Bible College, he is currently enrolled in Fuller Theological Seminary.

He has been married to his wife, Yvette, since 1983, and they are blessed with four adult children, Glenn Jr., James, David, and Brooke.

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