Rick Woods

Rick Woods

Minister of Music

I was born in Wichita, Kansas. My father received Christ when I was about 7 years old and we began attending a Bible-believing church. After attending church and hearing God’s Word taught, I became convicted of my sin and asked Jesus into my heart when I was 8 years old.

Dad and mom retired in 1975, and we moved to Calico Rock, Arkansas, where I finished my last 3 years of high school. I met my wife while attending high school, and we were married in 1980. We have been married now for 38 years. We have 8 children: Nicole, Justin, Samuel, Hannah, Tobias, Matthew, Hayley and Jordan. We have 6 grandchildren from our 2 oldest and two more getting married this summer.

After graduating high school, I had a career in the grocery business for about 18 years. I changed jobs and began a career at the hospital in Mountain Home, AR, in the information systems department. I have been working at the hospital now for the past 20 years as a PACS Administrator and clinical analyst for the radiology dept.

God gave me a love and passion for music. I have had the privilege to be the worship leader for the First Baptist church of Bull Shoals for 25 years now. I enjoy leading our congregation in hymns as well as incorporating some of the newer contemporary music into our Call to Worship.