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Author Archives: Andy Woodall
Children grow. Flowers grow. Gardens grow. Trees grow. Dreams grow. We like, and usually expect, positive natural growth in life. When we see an infant years later, we act somewhat surprised at how much they’ve grown, but nonetheless we expect … Continue reading
Although I have not conducted a formal survey in my thirteen years of overseeing our Vacation Bible School ministry, I have heard many reasons why people send their children to VBS. Here are four of those reasons: 1. It’s FREE, reliable … Continue reading
You just trash-talked your fellow employee yesterday about how your football team was going to annihilate his. Today, the score on ESPN and the sports page of the paper says otherwise. You contemplate skipping work. . . .but instead, while … Continue reading
Where you find people, you will unfortunately also find problems–some more challenging than others. But problems are for solving, and we believe God has answers. Sometimes problems get so overwhelming people do not know what to do–especially for the single … Continue reading
In many communities, the churches and social service providers and other community agencies barely know each other exist, steer clear of each other, or even accuse each other when the condition the community is suffering. Although we have much to … Continue reading
In a previous post, Pastor Viars asked, “Would your community care if your church disappeared?“ This is a sobering question for a church leader, member, or attender. Does your church make enough of an impact that it would be missed if … Continue reading
Pastor Woodall explains the SMITE team’s 2011 plans in this video.
In this video, pastor Andy Woodall explains S.M.I.T.E.: Summer Missions in Teen Evangelism.