Rev. Dr. Michael Woodcock

Professor of Old Testament | Bible


  • B.A., Biblical Literature, Azusa Pacific University
  • M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D., Theology with concentration in Old Testament, Fuller Theological Seminary


Michael Woodcock has lived in Southern California most of his life.  He is a graduate of Azusa Pacific University (B.A., Biblical Literature), and Fuller Theological Seminary (M.Div.; Ph.D. in Theology, with concentration in Old Testament).  An ordained American Baptist minister, he has served the congregation of First Baptist Church of North Hollywood as Senior Pastor for twenty-five years. Michael contributed articles on hope, intercession, repentance of God, vision, theology of work/labor, and several other topics to the Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary. He has taught courses at several institutions, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Michael has been joyfully married to Kathy for thirty-two years, and the Woodcocks have one adult daughter.