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. He is a member and an adult Sunday School teacher at Third Avenue Baptist Church, 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 local church lead pastor in Hurricane, 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, Westminster Theological Seminary, and Faculdade Teológica Batista de Campinas, Brasil; and a founding Council Board member of the Biblical Counseling Coalition.
Bob has written two books (Uprooting Anger and Pursuing Peace); seven booklets (Angry at God?, Forgiveness, Bad Memories, Restoring Your Broken Marriage, Single Parenting, Freedom from Resentment, and When Trouble Shows Up); 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. He claims no connection to any university or previous golfer named Bob or Bobby Jones.