He is senior pastor of St. Luke's in Houston, Texas. He is the author of Yes, Lord, I Have Sinned, But I Have Several Excellent Excuses and Attitude Is Your Paintbrush.Professor Thomas H. Troeger has written 20 books in the fields of preaching, poetry, hymnody and worship, is a frequent contributor to journals dedicated to these topics, and is a monthly columnist for Lectionary Homiletics and The American Organist.nbsp; His most recent books include Wonder Reborn: preaching on hymns, music and poetry ; God, You Made All Things for Singing: Hymn texts, anthems,and poems for a new millennium ; So that All Might Know: Preaching that Engages the Whole Congregation (with Edward Everding); Preaching While the Church Is Under Reconstruction ; Above the Moon Earth Rises: Hymn Texts, Anthems and Poems for a New Creation. He is also a flutist and a poet whose work appears in the hymnals of most denominations and is frequently set as choral anthems.Professor Troeger has a B.A. Yale University;B.D. Colgate Rochester Divinity School; S.T.D. Dickinson College; Virginia Theological Seminary.Ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church and as a minister in the Presbyterian Church.