Graduate Student in History of Christian Traditions
Lane grew up in Alabama and attended Huntingdon College (Montgomery) where he earned a BA in Religion and Philosophy. After some brief work in Church music, he attended Harvard Divinity School and earned a Master of Divinity, focusing on American Evangelical history. He then moved to Atlanta, GA and began work to be ordained in the United Methodist Church. He was commissioned in the North Georgia Conference in 2012 and ordained as an Elder in full connection in the Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church in 2015. Before moving to Dallas to attend the GPRS he served in pastoral positions at Dunwoody United Methodist Church in Dunwoody, GA and Brentwood United Methodist Church in Brentwood, TN.
Lane's academic interests include American Methodist history, specifically in the post-Civil War and Progressive eras, and the history of religiously affiliated colleges and universities.