John Glass

John Glass was born of American parents in Paris, France and raised in Geneva, Switzerland. In 1976, at the age of 19, John back-backed for 6 months from Switzerland to India in search of life’s answers and was led to Christ by a missionary in New Delhi. He has served as a church-planter in France and Switzerland for the last 33 years, first with TEAM and currently with Grace Ministries International (GMI). In 2007, John started a French-speaking church that he is currently pastoring in the heart of Geneva l’Eglise Evangélique Internationale de Genève ( He holds BA (Spanish) from Syracuse University, an MDiv from Talbot Theological Seminary and a DMin from the Master’s Seminary. He is the author of two books in French and is about to publish his DMin thesis titled A Walking Guide to John Calvin’s Geneva. John can be heard on a weekly radio program in Geneva called More Precious Than Gold. John served as chaplain to Geneva-Servette hockey team for 16 years, making him at the time the only professional sports chaplain in Switzerland. He also enjoys giving Reformation/Calvin tours in Geneva. He and his wife Meg have three grown children.