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Jan Coates - Speaker/Author
What Others Say

Jan Coates“Jan is the real deal. Shining through from the depths of her heart is her deep faith, love for the Lord, genuine love of others, devotion to prayer, and dedication to sharing God’s word. I’ve watched Jan in action—when she doesn’t have a microphone, she’s praying with others. Her candid style overflows with transparency and vulnerability.”

--Susan Brennan
Executive Director,

“What qualifies Jan to write and speak is what God has done in her life. She is living testimony that God is a God who loves, forgives, redeems, and restores.”

-Marita Littauer
President CLASS,

“Jan’s presentation was a blessing. She reminded us that our work matters, and that God is still in control.”

--Major A. Faith Cameron
The Salvation Army, Guelph, ON

"Jan Coates was the featured speaker for our women's retreat. Her candid style, relevant teaching, and transparent testimony proved to be a powerful combination. In addition to her teaching, Jan's compassionate heart ministered to the women of our church as she spent one-on-one time with them. Not only a gifted speaker, Jan also possesses the gift of being an empathetic listener. Watching her pray with, hug,and encourage the women of our church was a true blessing. Jan is a rare find and the real deal."

--Jess Liles, Women's Ministry Director
Springcreek Church, Garland, TX

“A great speaker! God is definitely using Jan.”

--Paula Mosley
Elwood Baptist Church, Madisonville, TX

“Through Jan, I felt the love of Jesus. She’s honest, energetic and loving.”

--Amy Wills
BreakFree, Searcy, AR

“A true message of hope and freedom! She encouraged us to be what God intended. Thank you, Jan.”

--T’Shana Everitt
Pastor’s Wife/Professional Counselor
Beacon Baptist Church, Bryan, TX

“Jan is genuine, fun, and easy to relate with. Her transparency is a vital part of her message. It is obvious she has truly been set free!”

--Shirley Peters
Cedar Park, TX

"Jan Coates was our weekend retreat leader and speaker for the Women of St. Luke's Episcopal Church Retreat. Jan is a powerful, engaging speaker. She has an outstanding barometer to read the diversity of her audience and bring them together in the Word to communicate a dynamic message. She has an innate, God-given ability to quickly connect with her audience. Jan really went the extra mile to reach out to everyone in attendance, enabling them all to leave the weekend feeling that they have moved forward on their spiritual journey. We loved Jan and would recommend her without hesitation."

--Renee Wright, Retreat Chairperson
St. Luke's Episcopal Church, San Antonio, TX

“The anointing in Jan’s life is obvious and simple. She has a sincere heart filled with compassion.”

---Daniel Rainwater
Counselor, Kansas City, MO

“Jan is quick to get real and let the audience know she has walked in their shoes. Through Jesus Christ she overcame so much.”

--Donna M. Mosley
Church at Canyon Creek, Austin, TX

“This is the most effective way to be set free that I’ve heard. All glory to God! Thank you, Jan.”

--Tom G. Hughes
Wellness Resources, Merriam, KS

“Our Set Free women’s conference was amazing. She may be small, but she is power-filled. God worked through Jan and blessed all of our conference attendees.”

--Cheryl Manning
House of Love Church, Navasota, TX

“Wonderful presentation! Our hearts and prayers will remain with you long after we drive home, and for that we are truly thankful.”

--Sonya and Mickey Stovall
Alamogordo, NM

“I felt blessed that Jan shared intimate moments of her life with us. She is enthusiastic and passionate. I left feeling closer to God.”

--Russell Hamblin
Rescue Mission, Kansas City, MO

“Jan’s message is a ray of hope…truly amazing. Her words made hope a reality for me. When Jan speaks the Word of God, she shines.”

--Deb W.
Women’s Ministry, Pittsburgh, PA

“You are so real, Jan, and truly blessed by God. Please continue to let God work through you.”

--Kim Wind
Salem, MO

“Jan is a willing vessel, sharing God’s message with all.”

--Michael H. Schneider
Steps to Freedom, Grand Island, NY

“Jan shared her wonderful knowledge of the word of God during our spring retreat. Her discernment of our needs was right on. She personally blessed me, and we are now life-long friends.”

--Jody Johansson
Women’s Ministry
Fountain of Life Church, Lombard, IL

“Jan is a high energy Christian speaker. Her own journey—from overcomer to marketing executive to counselor to others—riveted my attention as well as the rest of the audience. I hope you will use this wonderful godly woman as a speaker for your next event. I know you will be delighted.”

--Major John R. Cheydluer, Ph.D., ACSW
Eastern Territorial Social Services Secretary
The Salvation Army, Natick, NY



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