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Congregational leadership has never been more challenging and daunting. However, we can faithfully face what is and what is to come by tapping into three proven, but underdeveloped and underutilized spiritual capabilities: Stillness, Awareness, and Playfulness.
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This workshop will be offered twice to offer the most scheduling flexibility for attendees. Attendees do not need to attend both sessions.
Workshop(s) are listed in Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, as the second son to the late Frederick and Ora Mae Jones, Kirk Byron Jones is a graduate of Loyola University and Andover Newton Theological School, and holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Emory University and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Drew University.
Dr. Jones began preaching at age 12, and has served as a pastor for over thirty years. He was the founding minister of Beacon Light Baptist Church in New Orleans, and Senior Minister at Calvary Baptist Church, Chester, PA; Ebenezer Baptist Church, Boston, MA; and the First Baptist Churches of Randolph and Tewksbury MA. He presently serves as Senior Pastor of Zion Baptist Church in Lynn, Massachusetts. Throughout his pastoral ministry, Rev. Jones has served on various religious and civic committees at the local and national level.
Dr. Jones is the author of many books for clergy, and all persons seeking spiritual growth in a changing and challenging world.