Author

Timothy Adkins-Jones

Pastor and assistant professor

The Rev. Dr. Timothy Levi Adkins-Jones is the senior pastor of Bethany Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey. He serves as part of the leadership team for the New Jersey Black Multi-Faith Alliance and Faith in New Jersey, and as a trustee for the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice. Adkins-Jones holds a Ph.D. in practical theology with a homiletics concentration from Boston University and serves as assistant professor of homiletics at Union Theological Seminary.

He continues to serve his alma mater, Amherst College, as the graduate fellow for the Hermenia T. Gardner Christian Worship Series, a bisemester worship celebration of the Black church tradition. He is the husband of Dr. Amey Victoria Adkins-Jones, and they are the parents of four.

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Helping congregations have more meaningful and creative conversations about resources

A free toolkit from the “Shifting Ground” initiative, “Let’s Talk About Resources” uses case studies, games and reflective discussion questions to facilitate creative conversations about how congregations can use their resources in service to their local community.

It can be used online or in person. These resources were co-created by Lake Institute on Faith & Giving and the innovative design team at RootedGood.

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