Dennis Woodsmall received a BA in Theology from Bethany College and Psychology and MDiv in Theology from San Francisco Theological seminary, part of the Graduate Theological Union of Berkeley. Rev. Woodsmall has been in full-time ministry for 37 years, serving four churches including serving as Senior Pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Santa Clara, “the Heart of Silicon Valley” California.
He has also served as Adjunct Professor in four colleges including teaching for two years in San Quentin Prison. During the years of his ministry he has directed and produced Rock Operas and theater productions in the USA as well as performances in Europe. He also administrated Messenger International at the Los Angeles Olympics with over 1,100 people. Rev. Woodsmall is also a dual Black Belt and instructor in various Martial Arts.
He currently serves on the board of D.O.N.E. Inc. a ministry in nine West African countries and Messenger Fellowship, a network of pastors and ministries based in Nashville and serving the world. He also serves as a Chaplain for the Santa Clara police department. He lives with his wonderful wife Linda and their two daughters, Grace and Brittany, and a big Irish wolfhound named Callie.