Woodlake Baptist Church
Saturday, April 19, 2014
ONE MISSION. ONE MESSAGE. ALL PEOPLE.
Lead Pastor - Mark Flurry
Mark Flurry and his wife, Melissa, arrived at Woodlake in March, 2005. He has been in full-time ministry since 1995 and has pastored churches in Texas and Louisiana. Mark is a graduate of East Texas Baptist University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and Melissa have been married for 20 years and have 3 daughters and 1 son.
Children's Minister - Laura Baskin
Laura is from Heflin, Louisiana, and a graduate from East Texas Baptist University (Marshall, Texas) in May of 2010. At ETBU she received a Bachelor of Arts in Music. She is currently a student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth and is pursuing a Master of Music in Church Music and a Master of Arts in Theology. She served as an intern at Woodlake during the summers of 2009 and 2010. In August of 2010 the church was excited to continue her internship as our children's minister.
Missions Pastor - James Charles
Pastor James Charles and his wife Santa are originally from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. They both accepted Jesus as their Savior in 1984, were active in their home church, and enrolled at the Bluewater Bible College, on St. Thomas. Upon retirement from the government of the Virgin Islands, The Charles family relocated to Carrollton, Texas in 1994, and served at the Keller Springs Baptist Church for over 10 years. The Charles joined the Woodlake family in the Fall of 2005, as Pastor of Missions & Evangelism. Since moving to Texas, Pastor Charles has been involved in the start of 8 new congregations. [Acts 16:9-10]
Vietnamese Pastor - Le-Phuec Le
Pastor Le came to Woodlake in the beginning of 2012. He and his wife Kim have been in full-time Christian ministry for over 15 years. He is amasterful musician and passionate about sharing the Gospel. He and his family left south Vietnam in the 1970's and he has lived in Texas for about 15 years. He and Kim are in the process of starting Woodlake's ministry to the Vietnamese people of the Carrollton area. They meet each Sunday at 10:45am in one of the classrooms of Woodlake and have seen the group reach over 20+ people this year!
East Asia Ministries Pastor - Shawn Han
Shawn and his family came to Woodlake in the Spring of 2013. He and his wife are originally from South Korea. The Han family served as missionaries in Japan for 7 years before coming to the United States. They have been in ministry in the U.S. for about 7 years. Shawn has served as a Missions Pastor and is currently the Director of Mission Dallas. Shawn and Angie both speak Korean, Japanese, and English. Shawn is beginning work on his D.Min. degree at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Our Korean family at Woodlake has seen growth in the last few months and we are excited to see what God will be doing in the coming years.