Luther’s Bio


Luther earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Audio Engineering Technology from Belmont University in 2012. He also earned a Master of Divinity degree from Vanderbilt University Divinity School in 2018, with a certificate in Religion and the Arts in Contemporary Culture, and emphases in Black Church Studies and Gender and Sexuality. Luther is now pursuing a Ph.D. in Sociology at The Ohio State University with an interest in the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, and religion. Luther was first licensed to gospel ministry in 2011 and was ordained by the Tennessee Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) on June 2, 2019. Luther has served in music and media ministry for nearly 14 years and has performed across the U.S. with various artists.

A native of Beaufort, SC, Luther now lives in Columbus, Ohio with his husband.

 

 

 

Luther’s Work


Much of Luther’s work seeks to address class inequalities, racial injustice, and systems of discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community, youth, and other disadvantaged groups. He works with the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools and is part of the Pro-Reconciling Anti-Racism Commission for the Tennessee Disciples of Christ. Luther was a featured author in Growing in God’s Love: A Story Bible published in January of 2018.