Jani Ortlund is a well-known writer and conference speaker. She is the wife of Raymond Ortlund Jr. , who is an author, a former seminary professor and pastor, and the president at Renewal Ministries. Jani, a former schoolteacher, holds a master’s degree in education and serves as executive vice president at Renewal Ministries (ortlund. net). The Ortlunds have four children and fifteen grandchildren.