Resources by Luke Holmes

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.  

Sep 29, 2016

Why the Pastor Needs a Council of Historians by Luke Holmes

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.

Feb 7

What's Left When a Church Closes by Luke Holmes

The danger of focusing on things over people is that we might actually get what we want. 

Jul 6, 2016

What Kind of Problem Is It? by Luke Holmes

We would never seek spiritual solutions to physical problems.  So why do seek physical answers to spiritual problems?

Aug 15

What Church Revitalization Really Means by Luke Holmes

When it comes to revitalization, it's more difficult to help people change than it is to change the curtains. But the hard work is worth it.

Jun 7

Update to Pilgrim's Progress by Luke Holmes

I'm afraid if I go further down the path, the next spot won't be as comfortable.

Jul 28

The Pulpit and the Cliff by Luke Holmes

If you are privileged enough to proclaim God’s word in front of the church and don’t feel the weight of it, then you don’t understand what God has called you to do. 

Jun 30

The Order Matters by Luke Holmes

Their works cannot take them out of God's favor because their works didn't put them into God's favor. 

Oct 25

Preach Like Carl Sagan, Not Neil deGrasse Tyson by Luke Holmes

When we hold the good news of Jesus Christ in our hands, we should never bore someone with our words. 

Oct 19, 2016

Laboring For Maturity by Luke Holmes

Although physical maturity happens without our planning, Paul told the church at Colossae that spiritual maturity does not work that way.