Writer, Philosopher, Theologian, Artist
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About Me

About Me


Born in Vietnam and raised in Houston, Texas, Phuc Luu seeks the integration and intersection of art, philosophy, and theology. His work has appeared in the AmerAsian Journal, The Journal of Pastoral Care, the Truett Journal of Church and Mission, the Houston Chronicle, and NPR’s This I Believe. He has published on a variety topics such as Medieval philosophy, pastoral care, theology and culture, philosophy of religion, and art and culture. He carries advance degrees in theology (Baylor) and philosophy (the University of St. Thomas). He has served on the Nobel Peace Prize Committee for the American Friends Service Committee (Quakers) for seven years as a member. He has taught philosophy and theology at Sam Houston State University and Houston Baptist University and working on a forthcoming book, Jesus of the East. 


Community work:

Mission work in Africa, Hurricane Harvey, CCAL, Project CURATE

Speaking Engagements

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Houston Texas

Art as Seeing

Extended Ministry Breakfast for the United Methodist Church, with Bishop Loyd responding

Cultural Engagement and Ministry


Speaker for the LEAD Conference, with Travis Reed of The Work of the People, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Filmmaking and Liturgy

Speaker for Mission Year meeting

Atonement Models and Ministry

Speaker for Leadership Luncheon

Engaging Cross Cultural Dialogue

Speaker for CHARM Ministry men’s dinner

A community of Healing 

Speaker for Church for the Unchurch

Temptations of Jesus: Scarcity and Abundance

Speaking Panels

Panel Vietnamese Today, On Religion Among Vietnamese in America in the 21st Century

Panel for Book Release of Rev. Marty Troyer’s book, The Gospel Next Door

Editoral Panel, Slush pile for Writefest

Interim Pastor at Canvas Church, Disciples of Christ

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