Ministry wives today face both joys and challenges as they navigate their calling. Jani Ortlund has served alongside her husband Ray for nearly 50 years. Like a trustworthy friend, she encourages these ladies and gently reminds us of the high calling they have, even when this calling feels like swimming against the tide!
Jani Ortlund is a well-known writer and conference speaker. She is the wife of Ray Ortlund Jr., who is an author and former seminary professor and pastor, and president at Renewal Ministries. Jani, a former school teacher, holds a master’s degree in education and serves as the executive vice-president at Renewal Ministries. Jani and Ray have been married nearly 50 years. They have four children and fifteen grandchildren.
It takes work to care for the congregation and maintain a strong relationship. Join us for a time of fun, fellowship, and prizes as Dr. Gary Chapman, author of the Five Love Languages shares his journey. He looks back to help leaders move forward with hope, healing, and direction.
May 27th, 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM (Central)
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Chris Brooks is the Senior Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area. Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also served as the campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, Chris is the author of Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of 6 children, Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana.