Jonathon Woodyard

Jonathon Woodyard is Lead Pastor of Northfield Community Church in Northfield, Minnesota, an adjunct instructor at Bethlehem College and Seminary in Minneapolis, and a doctoral student at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

May 25

Theological Triage, Yes. How about Emotional Triage, Too? by Jonathon Woodyard

Paying attention to the proper emotional response to any given discussion of doctrine will help us love our brothers and sisters in more Christ-like ways.

Feb 11

Not Every Thing is as Important as the Next Thing: John Calvin on Theological Triage by Jonathon Woodyard

Not every theological issue demands warfare. Not every doctrinal disagreement deserves the same outrage on social media.

Sep 4

The SBC and Fighting in Our Own Frontiers by Jonathon Woodyard

We should think more carefully about how we conduct our family affairs, including our fights. We need to think about these issues for the good of our churches, the future of our convention, the joy of all (watching) peoples, and the glory of our King.

May 6

Looking Back on Easter by Jonathon Woodyard

We can critique so often and in such ways that we also hurt the cause.

Mar 22

John Calvin as an Intellectual Model for Pastor-Theologians by Jonathon Woodyard

The intellectual discipline exhibited by Calvin in his early years of study, and consistently displayed in his years of ministry in Geneva, is worth emulating. 

Feb 22

The Gospel is Better Than Amnesty by Jonathon Woodyard

God has spoken the verdict of “not guilty” over law-breakers in his realm.

Nov 21

Be Disciples that Make Disciples by Jonathon Woodyard

Eagerly introduce others to the one you love and treasure.

Jul 20

A Pastor’s Thoughts on Reading Augustine by Jonathon Woodyard

The progress I’ve made in Augustine is minimal, but I would like to offer my current thoughts on reading this intellectual giant.

Jul 20

A Pastors Thoughts on Reading Augustine by Jonathon Woodyard

The progress I’ve made in Augustine is minimal, but I would like to offer my current thoughts on reading this intellectual giant.

Apr 4

Church Planting 101: Follow Up With Guests by Jonathon Woodyard

In the midst of it all, brothers and sisters, do not forget to follow up with those the Lord has providentially guided to your church on any given Sunday.