Resources by 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.

Nov 17, 2017

Who Are the Evangelicals? by Jonathon Woodyard

The church, tangibly expressed in local congregations, seeks the joy of all peoples and the fame of the name through the proclamation of the gospel and in loving service to their neighbors.

Mar 14

Tim Keller, Rachel Held Evans, and the Authority of the Whole Bible by Jonathon Woodyard

Principles of interpretation are what stand behind your approach to a text. 

Jul 5, 2017

The Good News of Penal Substitution by Jonathon Woodyard

If God’s wrath has not fallen on Jesus at Calvary, then his justice is not satisfied. 

Sep 8, 2017

The First Step of Sermon Prep by Jonathon Woodyard

Preaching flows from the heart of a man who has seen great things in the Bible, has savored what he has seen, and stands before a people to tell them what he saw

Sep 22, 2016

Repentance: Running to the Greatest of All Treasures by Jonathon Woodyard

To be sure, repentance is turning from something. But salvation doesn’t come to those who turn from sin towards nothing. Our struggles deman we turn and run to the One who can save and satisfy us completely.

Feb 15

Praying For Our Children by Jonathon Woodyard

One thing I know I can do in the midst of the complexities and difficulties of the parenting task: I can pray.

Jan 3

Plant Partners, Not Competitors by Jonathon Woodyard

Historically, great things happen when churches link arms.

May 4, 2017

In Their Steps

Learning from Those Who Have Gone Before Us

Learn from the past, while running to Jesus.

Feb 1, 2017

Gospel-Division That Creates Gospel-Ambassadors by Jonathon Woodyard and Dave Zuleger

Belief in the gospel is the only way anyone can cross the gospel line and experience eternal life.

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.

Nov 2, 2017

Chasing Contentment by Jonathon Woodyard

The gospel is a message to every discontented heart that says the pathway to contentment is open to all who would come to Jesus in faith.

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.