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Jody Burkhalter

Jody Burkhalter

Children's Pastor

Growing up in the Church in Houston, Texas, Jody began serving at an early age. In 1995, while he attended seminary, he became an associate children’s pastor at Sagemont Church where he helped in the bus ministry to children. Soon after marrying his beautiful wife Susan, Jody joined at Oakwood and now serves as our Children’s Pastor.

Outside of Oakwood, Jody and his wife enjoy keeping up with his daughter Abigail’s sports activities. He also participates in CrossFit, obstacle course racing, and occasionally even karate. His favorite place to bring the family is Disney World.