Jan Wood is a former pastor, a teacher, administrator, and gifted minister, called to writing and speaking, organizational consulting, and spiritual direction. She also currently directs GOOD NEWS Associates.

A gifted speaker, Jan has spoken in churches, organizational gatherings, camps, colleges, and denominational conferences across the country, to both youth and adults. Jan brings an unique integration of experience and perspective to her presentations. She understands the spiritual, the psychological, and the hard-headed practical aspects of our adventures with God. Both her speaking and writing are filled with “clarity and charity.” She has the heart of a coach for helping others to succeed in their God-given missions. Her areas of expertise include, among others group discernment, Christians at work, spiritual gifts, sabbath priniciples, living in the presence of God, gratefulness, power, time, and celebration.

Jan has authored two books: Christians at Work: Not Business as Usual, (Herald Press, 1999); and Practicing Discernment Together: Finding God’s Way Forward in Decision Making, (Barclay Press, 2007).