Luke Holmes is a pastor at FBC Tishomingo, OK. He is married to Sara and has three young daughters. He is a student online through Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's Church Revitalization program. He blogs semi-regularly at laholmes.blogspot.com, and tweets at @lukeholmes.
All pastors should study church history, but there is an ever-increasing need for pastors to study their church's own history and be shaped by the stories of faithful saints and the faithfulness of God.