The Author

Alex Perry Burke Sr. is an elder at Grace Presbyterian Church in Shreveport, Louisiana, where he works in the oil and gas industry. He came to the Presbyterian Church of America through Reformed University Fellowship at Louisiana State University. He is married to Suzanne M. Burke, and they have one child, Alex Perry Burke Jr.

Doctrine Comes to Life in Community

When Howard Davis came to Shreveport, Louisiana, with his wife, Melissa, directly out of seminary in 2002, they saw here a culture that was