B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; Certificate in Theology, Western Conservative Baptist Seminary; D.Min., Columbia Biblical Seminary & Graduate School of Missions; D.Min., Gordon-Conwell Seminary
Dr. Bill Jones is Chancellor of Columbia International University which educates people from a biblical worldview to impact the nations with the message of Christ. To date, CIU has over 18,000 alumni ministering in approximately 150 countries around the world. Dr. Jones previously served at the sixth President of CIU.
Additionally, Jones serves as President of Crossover Global, an organization he cofounded in 1987. Crossover Global works to plant churches among unreached people groups.
A passionate communicator, Jones has spoken to thousands of people around the world. He has also authored several books, most recently, Putting Together the Puzzle of the Old Testament and Putting Together the Puzzle of the New Testament.
Jones graduated summa cum laude with a chemistry degree from Georgia Institute of Technology and holds earned doctorates from both Columbia Biblical seminary and Gordon Conwell seminary.
In 1979, he married Debby Jones who holds a Masters in Christian Education degree from CIU. She speaks at women’s conferences and coauthored a book on ten character qualities titled Lady in Waiting. Bill and Debby have four married children and six grandchildren.