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Thursday’s speaker is our own Dr. Steve Woodworth, Director of Spiritual Formation for Toccoa Falls College. Dr. Steve is a native of New Hampshire with more than a decade of experience in pastoral ministry, church planting, and education. He is a graduate of Montreat College (B.S.) and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (MDiv. and DMin.). His doctoral work centered on the issues of pastoral identity and the use of familial metaphors in the modern church.  Read his weekly blog at www.thethursdaycircle.com

Dr. Steve Woodworth is an ordained teaching elder in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC) whose call has stretched from the local church, to the academy, and into the mission field. He was the founder of iSight Church in Black Mountain, NC and a pastor in residence at the Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove. Prior to coming to Toccoa Falls College in 2012 he served at Montreat College as a Chaplain and as a professor of Pastoral Ministries teaching in the areas of homiletics, hermeneutics, spiritual formation, and New Testament.

Dr. Woodworth has published in the Journal for Youth Ministry, as well as chapters in The Encyclopedia of Christian Education, A History of Religious Educators and their Theological Hermeneutic, and College Faith, Vol. 3. His weekly blog can be found at TheThursdayCircle.com. He is married to his college sweetheart Carrie, and they have three young boys: Luke, Andrew, and Zachary.