Dr. Benny F. Woods is a consultant of the Pastoral Care Department, Bangalore Baptist Hospital, Bangalore, India. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, with a bachelor of arts degree; The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, with a master of divinity degree; Bethel Theological Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota, with a doctor of ministry degree, and did his clinical pastoral education (CPE) at the South Georgia Medical Center, Valdosta, Georgia. Woods has spent forty years of his life as a Southern Baptist pastor, the last eight years of which he served as a consultant. He is married to Carolyn Green Woods, and they have one daughter, Carrie, who is married to Aaron Holladay. They are blessed with two grandchildren, Ben and Audrey. During the last decade, Dr. Woods has led the Wounded Heart Ministry, which helps pastors and church leaders who have been forced to leave their positions toward recovery and restoration.