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.
In each episode of “Leading and Thriving in the Church,” Prince Rivers — pastor and editor of the Alban Weekly — sits down with some of the most innovative people he knows: scholars, executives, authors. Together they explore what it means to lead faithfully, effectively and sustainably in today’s church.
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