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The Rev. Daniel P. Matthews, Jr. The Rev. Daniel P. Matthews, Jr., is rector of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Atlanta, GA.

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In 2003, the Rev. Daniel P. Matthews, Jr. accepted a call to become the rector of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Atlanta, GA. A gifted preacher and teacher, Dan has an empathic disposition and abiding interest in people. Before his call to the ministry, Dan studied psychology at the University of the South at Sewanee and worked with adolescents in crisis. He planned a life in counseling, but the call to ministry set him on a new course.

A graduate of Virginia Theological Seminary, Dan has previously served as rector at St. Paul's in Kingsport, TN; assistant at St. Mark's in Jacksonville, Florida; and, as a deacon and then curate at St. Paul's in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Dan and his wife Sarah have two children, Daniel III, who is in college, and Catie, who is in middle school. Dan is the enthusiastic leader of The Parson's Pickers, a bluegrass ensemble that performs for non-profit and church fund raisers.

 


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The Rev. Daniel Matthews - Day1 Conversations with Peter Wallace 2010

The Rev. Daniel Matthews, Jr. (TEC)
The Rev. Daniel Matthews, Jr. sits down in the studio with Day1 host Peter Wallace to discuss the vibrant urban ministries and challenges facing them at St. Lukes Episcopal Church in the heart of downtown Atlanta, the key lessons one learns from 20 years of ministry, and the joy that Rev. Matthews enjoys as the leader of the Parsons Pickers.
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The Rev. Daniel P. Matthews, Jr.

The Blind Leap

Matthew 1:18-25

Advent 4 - Year A

December 19, 2010

The Rev. Daniel Matthews, Jr. (TEC)

In the world in which you and I live, we love to debate beginnings.  At what point, our culture has often debated, does a fetus become a child?  Is it at the moment of conception, as some argue, or perhaps it's at the point at which a fetus can survive outside the mother, or maybe it's the point at which the heart begins to beat? 

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The Rev. Daniel P. Matthews, Jr. Transcript

December 12, 2010

What's the Plan?

The Rev. Daniel Matthews, Jr. (TEC)

As we continue in Advent, the Rev. Dan Matthews reveals that the signs that we, like John the Baptist, are looking for are often found at a very intimate level, and we must be alert for them.