Timothy Paul Jones, along with the other contributors, offers practical and encouraging advice to those who want to impact the next generation. Readers are reminded of the God-designed channels through which discipleship should occur: the church and the home. With a solid foundation of biblical guidelines, each writer offers workable strategies and ideas for family ministry. Parents as well as ministry leaders will be equipped to do their part to carry out the spiritual discipline of discipleship.
Timothy Paul Jones serves as a professor and associate vice president at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Prior to teaching he led several congregations as a pastor and in associate ministry roles. Dr. Jones has written widely in the fields of apologetics and family ministry including The Family Ministry Field Guide and How We Got the Bible. He is married to Rayann and they have three daughters. The Jones family works in SojournKids and community group ministry at Sojourn Community Church.
John David Trentham (Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is assistant professor of Discipleship & Leadership at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he teaches primarily in the areas of Christian formation, education, and world-view. He is currently an elder at a new church plant in Louisville. Dr. Trentham has previously served in local churches as a minister of young adults, missions pastor, and worship leader. He and his wife, Brittany, are the parents of one son, Maddox.