Our Pastor

Pastor Luke Scallon and family

Hello!  It is my privilege to serve here at Grace Baptist Church.  God has been good to me!  I married my beautiful wife, Diane, in 2009, and we have been blessed with 3 boys – Samuel, Nathanael, and Michael.  I am thankful for my family, and they keep me trusting in the Lord, needing fresh energy from Him everyday!

I am thankful for great training in handling God’s Word.  I have my BA and MA from Faith Baptist Bible College in Ankeny, Iowa, where they are committed to biblical faithfulness.  I believe wholeheartedly in the power of God’s Word as revealed to us in the Bible.  It is my handbook for life and godliness, and I believe, despite the difficulties we face in life sometimes, that it gives us all we need for those (2 Peter 1:3)!

I am also incredibly grateful for godly mentors in my life who have invested in me, that I may grow to know and trust Jesus more.  It has influenced not only my ministry, but my daily life: in my relationships with the Lord, my family, and others.  I am a work in progress; the Lord is not finished with me yet!

In the same way, I find my greatest joy in investing in others, so that they may have hope in Jesus and find guidance in God’s Word.  That is my goal in all I do:  “We proclaim Him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ” (Colossians 1:28).

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