The son of missionary parents to China and Tibet, Dr. Wood holds a doctoral degree in pastoral theology from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif., and a juris doctorate from Western State University College of Law in Fullerton, Calif. He did his undergraduate work at Evangel College in Springfield, MO and served the college in several capacities, including being director of spiritual life and student life from 1965-71. Dr. Wood was ordained with the Southern Missouri District in 1967.
Dr. George O. Wood was elected to the position of General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God in August of 2007. Prior to his current post, he was General Secretary for the Assemblies of God from 1993 - 2007. Before that, he was Assistant Superintendent of the Southern California District from 1988-93. He also pastored Newport-Mesa Christian Center in Costa Mesa, California, for 17 years. During his tenure, the church experienced significant growth, relocated and constructed new facilities, and gave $1 million to World Missions in the last biennium of his pastorate.
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Dr.Wood is author of seven books which include his brand new one called Living in the Spirit, A Psalm In My Heart Vol. I& II, Living Fully, The Successful Life, and a college text onthe Book of Acts. He also is an attorney and a member of the California State Bar.
The audio messages, print articles, and books that are offered on this site are done with prayer that they will be an encouragement to you, and that you will have the opportunity to know Christ better. These materials have been made possible through the very faithful and dedicated efforts of the audio visual staff of Newport-Mesa Christian Center. When Dr.Wood first became pastor at Newport-Mesa Christian Center, the staff had the vision that the expositional ministry of Dr.Wood should be recorded and made available to the body of Christ. It was the vision of a volunteer, John Huntley, in late 2001, to make these materials available on the Internet, and he spent multiplied thousands of hours in digitizing these resources for you.
AG.org News & Information
AG Grows By Attracting New Generation
As the world continues to vie for the attention of the younger generation, the Assemblies of God is one of the few U.S. denominations where young people are flocking. Statistics indicate approximately 40 percent of the Fellowship's more than 3 million adherents are 25 and younger.
Africa's Hope Launches New Website
In addition to showcasing its ministries, the new Africa's Hope website also includes an interactive map of Africa. Click on the individual country to reveal the Bible schools and students Africa's Hope supports in that country.
This Week in AG History -- April 21, 1934
Lula Bell Hough devoted her life to ministry, traveling as a missionary to China as a single, young woman where she would invest 45 years of her life. Read this historic 1934 report from Hough as well as hear her testimony in an audio interview!
A Centennial Pilgrimage to Hot Springs
Approximately 300 people gathered to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Assemblies of God in Hot Springs, Arkansas, April 10-11. In addition to honoring the past and retracing the steps of the founding members of the Assemblies of God, those present experienced a powerful prayer and worship service, where the gifts of the Spirit were evident.
Plans for August AG Centennial Moving Forward
The Assemblies of God Centennial Celebration will take place August 5-10 in Springfield, Missouri. All services will be live-streamed and a prayer initiative called "Flock: Soar Together" will be offered for the 10 weeks leading up to the centennial event.