Joel Wood became Senior Pastor of New Life in October, 2021. His great desire is to equip and empower the church for faithfulness and fruitfulness
through preaching, counseling, and teaching. He is a Fellow with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors, operates veritysoul.care, is an adjunct professor at City Seminary (Sacramento, CA), Westminster Seminary (Philadelphia), OIC, and is ¼ of the Jerusalem Chamber podcast. He has been married to Emily for 21 years and loves spending time exploring the West Coast with her and their children.
Bachelor of Arts (BA), 1999Educational Ministries/Music — Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, IL
Certificate, 2006Congregational Foundation for Theological Studies, Oak Creek, WI
Master of Divinity (MDiv), 2008 Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA
Other Graduate Work - Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, TX — Fall, 2001 - Mid-America Reformed Seminary, Dyer, IN — 2004-2006
Doctor of Ministry: Counseling (DMin), 2014Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA
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