Lane has served as Pastor of the Roswell Presbyterian Church since the fall of 1994. He serves as principal preacher, teacher, and worship leader, also providing pastoral care and evangelistic outreach.
Lane earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Wake Forest University in 1976 and graduated from Columbia Theological Seminary with a Doctor of Ministry degree in 1980. His ministry has included service at churches in Perry, Florida, and Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Lane’s father was a career Naval officer, which means Lane called many places home. He was born in Monterey, California, and has lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Norfolk, Virginia; Charleston, South Carolina; Newport, Rhode Island; McLean, Virginia; and Nashville, Tennessee. His parents are now retired and reside in Nashville.
Lane and his wife Ellie have two children, Ashley and Daniel. Ashley is an attorney in Atlanta and Daniel works with a defense contractor in Washington, DC. Lane has been active in a number of community organizations and is currently on the board of Rivers of the World mission outreach. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, GA and on the Board of Trustees of Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC. Lane enjoys watching sports of all kinds and especially enjoys following the Roswell High School Hornets and the Wake Forest Deacons.