Welcome to the online home of Robert D. Jones’s counseling and conciliation ministries! On this site you’ll find content relating to biblical counseling, peacemaking/conflict resolution, and pastoral ministry.
Bob currently serves as an Associate Professor of Biblical Counseling at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Bob previously served for twelve years as a professor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC, as well as the Pastor of Biblical Counseling at Open Door Church in Raleigh, NC. Prior to that he served for nineteen years as a lead pastor in a local church in WV.
Bob graduated from The King’s College (B.A.), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (M.Div.), Westminster Theological Seminary (D.Min., Pastoral Counseling), and the University of South Africa (D.Theol., Systematic Theology). He is a certified counselor and fellow with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors; a certified Christian conciliator with the Institute for Christian Conciliation; an annual visiting professor at Faith Bible Seminary; and a founding Council member of the Biblical Counseling Coalition.
Bob has written three books (Uprooting Anger; Pursuing Peace; and Anger: Calming Your Heart); ten booklets (Angry at God?, Forgiveness, Bad Memories, Restoring Your Broken Marriage, Single Parenting, Freedom from Resentment, When Trouble Shows Up, Why Worry?, Prodigal Children, and Contentment [forthcoming]); and over a dozen articles and book chapters on counseling and pastoral ministry. Bob and Lauren, his wife of thirty-four years, have two adult sons, a daughter-in-law, and two granddaughters. They are active members at Third Avenue Baptist Church, Louisville, KY, where he counsels and provides counseling training and consultation.