Executive Director of Operations | TUMI
In April 2014 Brian joined The Urban Ministry Institute (TUMI). As the Executive Director of Operations, he helps to steward and administrate TUMI resources, monies, budgets, and facilities to manage efficient, effective systems that facilitate expansive growth, and oversees the financial management, planning, systems for Church and Leadership Development, as well as the systems of technology, property management, social media, shipping, inventory and all related database systems.
Brian grew up in Yorktown, Indiana, and attended Taylor University. Brian and Denise met at Taylor and married shortly after graduating in 1989. They joined World Impact in 1990 serving in our East Coast ministries: Newark, NJ, for 8 years where Brian was a teacher and an administrator; and at Harmony Heart Camp in Northeast Pennsylvania for 15 years where Brian was program director and camp director.
The Lukes have three children, Lydia, Rachel and Daniel, and one grandchild. Lydia, her husband, Nate, and their daughter Abigail live and minister with World Impact San Diego. Rachel serves as a resident instructor at The Fold Family Ministries in Vermont and Daniel is a student at Taylor University in Upland, IN.