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Dr. Woodward graduated from Princeton University and received his Th.M. in Systematic Theology from Dallas Theological Seminar and his Ph.D. from the University of South Florida.  He and his wife, Normandy, were missionaries to the Dominican Republic prior to him becoming the Executive Director of the C.S. Lewis Society and the Chairman of the Bible and Theology Department at Trinity College of Florida (Billy Graham’s alma mater).  He has authored numerous books, is an accomplished radio, campus, conference, church speaker and debater, and is fluent in Spanish.

His talks concentrate on seeing God in Science and in studying the deeper Christian life as modeled in the writings of C.S. Lewis. Tom is especially burdened for atheistic or agnostic college students.  He tailors his talks to the age, intellect, and spiritual level of the listener and often uses props and video clips to connect with the audience.  Topics can be adapted to fill the available venue and the time slot – as short as 25 minutes or as long as 50 minutes. 

  • Shocked by Aslan:  The Creator of Narnia’s Explores the Brilliance of Christ’s Glory
  • C. S. Lewis, Ex-Atheist:  The Journey of a Skeptic who Became an Apostle
  • C. S. Lewis vs. the New Atheism:  What Might Lewis Say in a Debate with Richard Dawkins?
  • Creation in Stereo:  Key Evidence from Both of God’s Books--Scripture and Nature
  • The Universe Next Door:  Scientific Atheism, Buddhism, the New Age, or Christ?
  • Evolution, A Theory in Crisis:  Five Lines of Evidence that Embarrass Darwin
  • Can Faith and Science Be Reconciled?   Exploring Proposals for “Peace and Harmony”
  • Will the Real God Please Stand Up?  How We Know that God is Real and Christ is Alive
  • Truth, Pontius Pilate and the Tooth Fairy:  How toCheck Out What’s Truly True
  • The Creator and the Cosmos:  Evidence for Design in Astronomy and Cosmology
  • Darwin’s Dilemma:  How Fossils Pose the Ultimate Challenge to Darwinism

Four Part Series

Dr. Woodward has developed a four part series entitled “The Signature of the Savior” that explores how Christ is evident inthe Cosmos, Cell, Fossils, and History.  Each message is designed to enhance the listener’s appreciation of God as the Powerful Creator who revealed himself not only in the Scriptures, but also in nature and human history.


Dr. Woodward is an experienced debater and has engaged Dr. Michael Ruse and other leading Darwinists—on the campuses of the University of Delaware, Michigan State University, La Sapienza University in Rome, Italy, and Valencia Community College.  On television, he debated Dr. Brian Alters on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” program.  He welcomes the opportunity to debate on evolution, intelligent design, the origin of life, the existence of God, and the resurrection of Christ.

Books & Articles

Dr. Woodward has authored “Doubts About Darwin” and “Darwin Strikes Back” and co-authored “The Mysterious Epigenome” and “Darwinism Under the Microscope” with Dr. James Gills. In Christianity Today, Dr. Woodward wrote “Meeting Darwin’s Wager” and “Were the Darwinists Wrong? National Geographic Stacks the Deck

Children’s Presentations

Normandy Woodward presents exciting PowerPoint talks that target grades K-5 through fifth grade. They are entitled “Creation and Creatures”, “Noah’s Flood”, and “What About Dinosaurs?” She brings with her a display of fossils.