Pastor Nolen Wood is from Carrolton, GA and received a B.S. in Recreation and Leisure studies from The Universtiy of Georgia. He then went on to receive his M.Div at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
After graduating from UGA he accepted the role of College Pastor at Cornerstone Church in Athens. He served there for 3 years before moving to Kentucky to pursue a Masters of Divinity degree at Southern Baptist TheologicSeminaryary. While in school, he was the Assistant Head Basketball Coach at Boyce College and served as the Worship leader for New Breed Church in inner-city west Louisville. After graduation from seminary, he returned to Georgia to work for Fellowship of Christian Athletes in Greene County.
Pastor Nolen began as Lead Pastor of Life Church of Athens in January 201