Luke Edwards is the Pastor of King Street Church, a network of fresh expressions and the newest campus of Boone United Methodist Church in Boone, NC. King Street Church currently has fresh expressions meeting in bars, coffee shops, the local homeless shelter, and the county jail.
King Street Church has been profiled in books such as Fresh Expressions of Church, From the Steeple to the Street, Church Planting Revolution, and Planting Missional Churches by Ed Stetzer and Daniel Im.
Luke is also the Fresh Expressions Coordinator for the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church (WNCC). The WNCC includes over 1,100 churches and 300,000 members throughout North Carolina.
Luke is a Provisional Elder in the United Methodist Church and a graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary. His life and ministry are dedicated to folks on the margins who have been excluded from the church.
He enjoys writing about his wild little church, fresh expressions, and the future of the American Church. He writes for Fresh Expressions US and guest blogs on several sites.