C. Jeff Woods
Associate General Secretary for Regional Ministries
Dr. C. Jeff Woods has been with ABCUSA since July of 2003. His primary responsibility is to “increase the capacity for ministry” among the 33 regional ministry centers throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Prior to serving in his current position, Woods served as the Executive Minister for the American Baptist Churches of Ohio. Other previous positions include pastorates in Rushville, Milan, and Madison, Indiana, as well as University faculty positions.
Woods works with executive minister search committees and assists with orientation, evaluation, and leadership development in the regions. Over the last twenty years, he has published over thirty articles in various religious, academic, and business journals and has authored five books in the areas of pastoral leadership and congregational research.