MEET BETH JONES
For the past 30 years, Beth Jones has been helping people learn the basics of faith, family, church and leadership––through writing, speaking and pastoring. Through The Basics With Beth, she's passionate about helping people get the Bible basics, live the joyful faith-filled life and do the eternal stuff!
As an author, Beth has written more than 20 books aimed at helping people get the basics! She has sold more than 250,000 copies of her flagship book, "Getting a Grip on the Basics" in America and thousands more have been distributed in more than 17 foreign languages around the world. As a speaker, Beth teaches the basics in a down-to-earth, humorous and practical way at churches, conferences, an online university and via television. In May 2017, she launched a global television program "The Basics With Beth TV" — which now airs internationally on Daystar, Daystar Canada, Hillsong Channel and TBN Nejat in the Middle East. She also writes The Basics Weekly Devo blog (free to sign up!) and creates digital learning experiences such as The Basics University, an online video-based discipleship platform, for thousands of subscribers.
Beth and her husband Jeff are the founders (since 1991) and Senior Pastors of Valley Family Church in Kalamazoo, Michigan, where they minister to thousands of people each week. Together, they have raised four kids who are actively involved in ministry and are now starting their own families.
Beth received her BA in Communication from Boston University in Boston, MA and received her ministry training at Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, OK. She is licensed and ordained through RMAI.
In addition to working with hundreds of churches, bookstores and organizations around the world,
Beth has worked with and is trusted by the following organizations: