DepartmentChristian Apologetics
Biola AffiliationsEmployee, Faculty



  • D.Min., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • M.Div., American Christian Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Philosophy, California State University, Fullerton


Clay Jones formerly hosted Contend for Truth, a call-in nationally syndicated talk radio program. On his program he debated many people over eight years including John Cobb, Jr.; a professor of Buddhism; Jamal Badawi, Islamic Information Institute; a Muslim cleric; Lee Holzinger, Church of Scientology; Mormons; Jehovah’s Witness Greg Stafford; Dallas Blanchard, RCRC; Peta representatives; a euthanasia advocate; a secular humanist, Rep. Loretta Sanchez; KFI talk show host Bill Handle; Jimmy Creech, SoulForce; Bruce Ware; R. C. Sproul, Jr.; Robert Morey; R. Scott Clark; and a KJV only advocate. Jones was the executive director of Simon Greenleaf University (now Trinity Law School), has been on the pastoral staff of two large churches, has authored apologetic software as well as encyclopedia and journal articles, is writing a book, Why God Allows Evil, and speaks widely on that subject. Find him on the web at


  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • Evangelical Philosophical Society
  • International Society of Christian Apologetics
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Christian Management Association

Publications (Selected)


  • “Theodicy” Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012).
  • “Evil” Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012).
  • “Suffering” Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012).

Journal Articles

  • “Sci-fi Lessons about Free Will” Christian Research Journal, (Forthcoming, September, 2012)
  • “The Bibliographical Test Updated” Christian Research Journal, (Forthcoming, May, 2012)
  • “Original Sin: It’s Importance and Fairness” Christian Research Journal, (November, 2011).
  • “What Is the Unpardonable Sin?” Christian Research Journal, (September, 2011).
  • “Atlas Shrugged Movie Review” Christian Research Journal, (May, 2011).
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