DepartmentChristian Apologetics
Biola AffiliationsEmployee, Faculty



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


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. Dr. 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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