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Welcome Doug Jones

Welcome Doug Jones

We are excited to officially welcome Doug Jones, the new Campus & Community Pastor of The Church at Woodbine.  Doug is originally from Jackson, TN. He’s married to Christy and they have three children: Sam, Eric, and Margie. Doug became a Christian when he was in high school through the influence of the ministry, Young Life. He graduated... continue reading


You Know You’re a Dad When…

You Know You’re a Dad When…

-You keep singing all the songs to FROZEN, and you’re the only one in the car.  -At times, you often feel like Mr. Incredible—or want to be like him. -You think about the day when that boy might ask your daughter on a date, and the one thing you want to say is “Explain to me the... continue reading


I Admit It…I Love Vacation Bible School!

I Admit It…I Love Vacation Bible School!

The leaders, the children, the message, the music, the laughter, the hugs. These all make me smile. Throughout this one week of the year, I see so much of what is good about church…and I love what I see. Picture in your mind several hundred leaders investing in children. Adults and students working together to help preschoolers and young... continue reading


Connecting Hearts to the Gospel

Connecting Hearts to the Gospel

Language. It’s what connects humans to one another, allowing communication, and therefore connection, to take shape. Heart language is an even deeper level of communication that goes beyond words. It’s more than just the technical aspect of language. It encompasses emotion, body language, and cultural understanding. It’s the language of familiarity—of authenticity.  Now imagine if... continue reading


Confidence in Christ

Confidence in Christ

As I walked into the classroom to take my final college exam, I remembered a quote I had memorized earlier, “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” Knowing that I had been diligent to study throughout the semester, I felt confident that I was prepared. Interestingly, those who had stayed up all night cramming... continue reading


Christ-like Compassion in Daily Life

Christ-like Compassion in Daily Life

Then Jesus went to all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and every sickness. When He saw the crowds, He felt compassion for them, because they were weary and worn out, like sheep without a shepherd. Then He said to His disciples, “The harvest is abundant, but... continue reading