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The purpose of Wooddale Church is to honor God by making more disciples for Jesus Christ.
Harry Emerson Fosdick was a popular early twentieth century preacher in New York City. He told the story how, as a child, whenever he saw the leaves and the branches of the trees moving back and forth, he also felt the wind. From his childish perspective he came to the conclusion that the movements of the trees made the wind blow. It wasn’t until he grew older he realized that it was the wind, which he couldn’t see, that moved the trees that he could see.
Fosdick went on to explain that in much the same way as the wind, it is the invisible God who we cannot see who moves the world which we can see. Whenever we study the stars, the oceans, the mountains and the animals visible in God’s creation, we are learning more about the creator – the invisible God.