Luke Bobo

Luke Bobo works as the director of resource and curriculum development at Made to Flourish ( He is a visiting instructor at Covenant Theological Seminary (St. Louis), Carver Baptist Bible College, Institute & Theological Seminary Carver Bible (Kansas City, MO) and Cru's Institute of Biblical Studies (IBS). He has written three books and several articles. He has been married to Rita Holmes for nearly 35 years and they have two wonderful children, Briana and Caleb.

Race in America: A Conversation

Community / Culture / Pluralistic World / Spirituality

Reading the World—interview of Luke Bobo on Race in America “To love your neighbor as yourself,” Christopher Wright says in The Mission of God,…

Being Serious About Playing

Maturity and Flourishing / Ordinary Life / Work and Rest

I taught a course last semester called Vocational Orientation—a course designed to help students uncover their divinely appointed callings in life. I began with…

Loving the Rich (and Us)

Community / Faith / Spirituality

An All Too Common Story “Tom” is a doting father of four kids: 3 boys and one infant daughter. (When Tom’s daughter reaches dating…

Rap Artists’ Use of Women


Introduction – It’s not neutral! Nearly every parent has engaged in conversations with their teenager only to discover that their adolescent was all wise…

Hip Hop 101


Something historic happened in October 2003. As Joan Anderman reported in the Rochester Post-Bulletin, “For the first time in the 50 year history of…