Michael (Mike) Massar

Associate Pastor of Faith Formation

Started at Woodland: July 2018

Mike Massar


Mike hails from west Texas. His education background includes Baylor University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Mansfield College of Oxford University, the Graduate Theological Foundation and the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California.

He is married to Lisa, an early childhood specialist, and has three grown children whose families include four grandchildren.

Roles at Woodland

Mike is responsible for designing programs and ministries that enhance the faith development of folks at Woodland and the greater Christian community.


Reading, Writing (plays, screenplays, novel), golf and grandchildren

Favorite Scripture

Micah 6:8

He has told you, O mortal, what is good;
and what does the Lord require of you
but to do justice, and to love kindness,
and to walk humbly with your God?

Favorite Hymn

“O Love That Will Not Let Me Go”

Worst job you've ever had, and what did you learn from it?

Oilfield roughneck . . . that I needed to go to college.

What advice would you give to your teenage self?

Pay attention. Important things are happening.

Are you musical?

In an ancient times I sang.

What is your favorite board game, card game, or table game?


Favorite place to eat in San Antonio

La Fonda on Main