Kent Millard

Dr. Kent Millard has been lead pastor of St. Luke's since October 1993. During that time, the membership has grown from 4000 to 6000.

In 2008, Kent became the editor of the Go Fish! Series of materials published by Abingdon Press focusing on new ways of doing church evangelism, and was the author of the T.I.M.E. handbook for the launch of that series about the Together In Ministry Everyday program at St. Luke's. He is also the co-author of A Passion Driven Congregation with St. Luke's previous senior pastor Dr. Carver McGriff, and has authored other books and numerous articles.

In 2007 Kent received the Distinguished Evangelist Award from the United Methodist Foundation on Evangelism. He has been a delegate or alternate delegate to six General Conferences of the United Methodist Church, is a member of the Large Church Initiative Committee and serves on the United Methodist Church's Global Health Initiative.

In 2008 Kent agreed to serve as chair and lead the Indianapolis Interfaith Hunger Initiative. He also serves as member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Indianapolis and as a director of the Methodist Health Group of the Clarian Health System. Previously, he chaired South Indiana Annual Conference Campaign, which raised over $1 million to build two dormitories at Africa University. Kent is a highly sought-after national speaker and workshop leader.

Kent is a native of South Dakota. He and his wife, Minnietta, have two children and seven grandchildren.