Faculty Since 1997
He has taught at Moody Bible Institute including the primary course on expository preaching. He has also served overseas by teaching homiletics in places such as Baptist Theological School in Novi Sad, Serbia and with Harmony Outreach in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He maintains involvement with local pastors through the ministry of the Chicagoland Gospel Network where he serves as Executive Director. Lucas has also served as an Associate Pastor at a Korean-American church from 2005-2007.
Through his ministry he endeavors to equip preachers with both the skills to proclaim Christ effectively and the theological foundation to do so responsibly. He desires to see faithful preachers communicate engagingly and engaging preachers communicate faithfully. His current research interests include the theological commitments driving the current dialogue concerning Christ-centered preaching.
Lucas and Tina have four children and they love to travel, hike and play games. He is a dedicated Boston Red Sox fan, is always in the middle of several good books and can never turn down a good burger.
Preaching to Be Heard: Delivering Sermons that Command Attention (Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press, 2019).
Review of “Homiletics and Hermeneutics: Four Views on Preaching Today, eds. Scott M. Gibson and Matthew D. Kim” Trinity Journal, 40 no 2 Fall 2019, p 282-284.