Joshua Woods

Joshua Woods Episcopal

Biography

Newly graduated from Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Joshua Woods is now the Assistant Rector at Saint David's Episcopal Church and School in San Antonio, Tex. When not working, he enjoys being spending time with his wife, Laura, and their two dogs, Ezra and Roxie.

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April 28, 2019

Jesus came and stood among his disciples. Anywhere else in the Gospel story and this would not be a strange statement. It must have occurred countless times before this particular moment, yet this time was different. This time, the...

March 3, 2019

To see God is to be changed. For the last several weeks, during this season following the Epiphany, we have journeyed alongside those who first came to the realization that Jesus might actually be the Messiah for whom they had waited...

November 25, 2018

Samuel 23:1-7 King David—perhaps the greatest King of Israel—in his final words, did not take credit for himself, but instead declared that it was God who had anointed and exalted him to his place of leadership. David credited God not...

March 11, 2018

Numbers 21:4-9 Earlier this year, I made my first transatlantic flight from the United States to Italy. When I first received my plane ticket, I took note of the fact that I would be on an airplane for close to ten hours, but I didn’t...

December 17, 2017

Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11 Suppose I were to ask you what it means to be saved. Would you explain salvation as a fixed reality, a progressive ontological shift, or perhaps something more dynamic and fluid? In my younger years, if I had been...

July 9, 2017

Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 Abraham’s servant was given a difficult task—to go out and find a wife for his master’s son, Isaac. Abraham must have trusted his servant immensely to give him such an important and life-altering...

January 1, 2017

Numbers 6:22-27 There is something holy about the giving and receiving of names. The acts of naming and being named are sacred practices in the Judeo-Christian faith. When we are born, our parents or our guardians give us our first...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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