Ian Jones, Ph.D., Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology and Counseling at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, where he is chairman of the Division of Church and Community Ministries and holds the Baptist Community Ministries’ Chair of Pastoral Counseling. He has held previous positions as Professor of Psychology and Counseling and Director of the Baptist Marriage and Family Counseling Center at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, and as Professor of Sociology and Dean of the School of Social Sciences at Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas. Dr. Jones serves as the Executive Director of the Board of Christian Professional & Pastoral Counselors (BCPPC)/International Board of Christian Care (IBCC), as director of the AACC Biblical Counseling and Spiritual Formation Network (BCSFN), and as editor of the BCSFN Transformation newsletter. With degrees in Christian ethics, psychology and counseling, sociology, and religion, he has taught, counseled, and presented at family conferences in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Malaysia, Taiwan, Korea, and Australia. Dr. Jones has served as a Visiting Professor at Malaysia Baptist Theological Seminary, and as a Visiting Lecturer at Malyon College in Brisbane, Australia, and Tabor College in Miranda, Australia. He is the author of The Counsel of Heaven on Earth: Foundations for Biblical Christian Counseling, in addition to chapters in books and numerous articles. Dr. Jones is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Approved Supervisor, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Approved Supervisor, and a Clinical Fellow in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. He has received the Outstanding Alumnus Award from the School of Community Service at the University of North Texas, the AACC Gary R. Collins Award for Academic Excellence in Christian Counseling, and the Outstanding Research Professor Award for Excellence at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.