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Education

  • Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminar, 2014
  • D.Th., University of South Africa, 2005
  • S.T.M., Dallas Theological Seminary, 2001
  • M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1994
  • B.A., The Criswell College, 1991

Academic Programs

  • BA Christian Studies

Assistant Professor of Christian Studies

Biography

Dr. Jones has been teaching Theology and Church History at Louisiana College since 2013. He has contributed to Christian scholarship via his books, teaching courses, and leadership of the Christian Studies Division. Dr. Jones has also pastored churches in North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Nevada and Louisiana. For a complete list of academic interests and involvement, please see Dr. Jones’s Curriculum Vitae (posted on the Division of Christian Studies website).

Dr. Jones is married to Stacy and they have two children and a daughter-in-law: Marshall, his wife Brittany, and McKenzie (who is a current student at LC). His family worships each week at First Baptist Church Hargis where he pastors. Dr. Jones also does seminars, revivals, ministry support, ministry evaluation, and church growth dynamics. In his spare time, Dr. Jones enjoys riding his 2014 Road King Harley Davidson, deer hunting in the fall, and drinking coffee anytime and anywhere!

Courses Taught

  • Survey of the New Testament (RL102)
  • Christian Faith and Values (RL & PI 300)
  • Christian Doctrine I (RL 365)
  • Christian Doctrine II (Rl 367)
  • Baptist History and Heritage (RL 369)

Publications

Articles

“Did the Waterlander Mennonites Reject Menno Simmons Doctrine of the Incarnation?” Journal of Biblical Ministry, Luther Rice Publications, Spring 2012.

Books

Thomas Helwys: The Beginnings of Baptist Ecclesiology. Baptist Monograph Series. Eugene, Oregon: Pickwick Publications, Schedule Release Fall, 2016.

Basil of Caesarea: His Life and Impact. Scotland, UK: Christian Focus Publications, Spring 2014.

Joseph: A Man of Integrity. Oradea, Romania: Emanuel University Press, 2008

Athanasius’ Concept of Eternal Sonship as Revealed in Contra Arianos. New York: Mellen Press, 2007

Book Review

David Stewart. “The Literature of Theology: A Guide for Students and Pastors.”Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press. The Criswell Theological Review, vol 1, 2002.

Paper Presentations

“The Meaning of Daniel’s 70 Weeks Prophecy and a Modest Proposal for the Prophetic Fulfillment.”  Evangelical Theological Society, Regional Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, Spring 2011.           

“Athanasius’ Use of Philippians 2:5-11” at the annual Evangelical Theological Society, November, 2005, in Philadelphia.