Welcome to RUF at Northwestern! We are a community at NU committed to considering the good news of Jesus together. Regardless of your beliefs, RUF is a safe place to ask questions, voice doubts and explore Christianity with other students at Northwestern.
Luke and Janet have three kids: Hudson (7), Samuel (3), and Annie (1). They have lived in Evanston since 2009 when Luke began seminary at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Before attending Trinity, Luke studied philosophy at Mizzou, led backpacking trips in Colorado (where he met Janet), spent a year in Kenya as a missionary intern (where he climbed a few more mountains), and served for three years at a church in Missouri as the Director of Student Ministries (where there are no mountains). Luke enjoys a good book and a good bike ride. He considers himself a triathlete, with very little evidence to back that up.
Maggie was born and raised in Holland, MI where she grew up raising sheep and playing the piano. She graduated from Saint Mary's College in South Bend, IN in 2016 where she studied Political Science, Global Studies, and Sociology. After graduation, she moved to Kampala, Uganda where she spent a year working with International Justice Mission (and also climbed some mountains). Now back from Uganda, she's excited to begin working in ministry with RUF. Some things that make Maggie un-ordinarily happy are: clouds, campfires, and any/all kinds of games.