Doug Jones is the Campus and Teaching Pastor of The Church at Woodbine. He grew up in Jackson, TN., and studied Bible and Theology at Wheaton College. He and his wife Christy served as missionaries for almost 20 years in central Mexico with Christ for Children International (CFCI). Doug has extensive experience in cross-cultural ministry, is fluent in Spanish, and loves eating Mexican food. He spent most of his time in Mexico, pastoring a local church that he helped plant. He also served as one of CFCI’s field directors with the responsibility of training and overseeing the missionary teams on the field.
Doug and his family currently live in the Woodbine neighborhood of southeast Nashville. He has three wonderful children: Samuel, Eric and Margie. Doug loves spending time with his family, playing and talking about sports, watching movies, riding his bike, playing on his iPhone, and just “hanging out.” He is an avid UT football fan, and is known for wearing a lot of orange (especially during football season). Doug also enjoys spending time with his lovely wife taking walks, praying, talking about life and the kids, and drinking coffee.
Articles by Doug Jones
October 12, 2019
For those of us who grew up in a Christian home, we were told that God is a loving Father. This imagery of God can bring incredible strength, comfort, and assurance, conjuring up wonderful memories of a loving, faithful, and steady presence in our lives. It reminds us of a daddy who was there for us, who carried us on... continue reading
July 20, 2019
Why is there so much suffering in the world? More personally and what might hit closer to home is this question: “Why do we suffer for doing good?” If God is all that the Bible says that He is, how can He allow His children to suffer, especially those who do good? Have you ever wrestled with... continue reading
June 13, 2019
A few weeks ago, my son, Eric, and I went to his baseball practice. We stopped at a local gas station to buy some water. A man and his family entered the store shortly after us, and I noticed he was wearing a walking boot. My son looked up at me and said, “Daddy, I feel like... continue reading