MEET BETH JONES
For the past 30 years, Beth Jones has been helping people learn the basics of faith––through writing, speaking and co-pastoring with her husband, Jeff. Through The Basics With Beth, she and the BWB team are passionate and focused on helping people get the Bible basics, to live the joyful, faith-filled life and to do the eternal stuff!
As an author, Beth has written more than 20 books aimed at helping people get the basics! More than 250,000 copies of her flagship book, "Getting a Grip on the Basics" have been sold in America and thousands more have been distributed in more than 19 foreign languages around the world. She also writes The Basics Weekly Devo blog (free to sign up!)
As a speaker, Beth teaches the basics in a down-to-earth, humorous and practical way through her weekly podcast and via "The Basics With Beth TV" — which now airs internationally on Daystar, Daystar Canada, Hillsong Channel and TBN Nejat in the Middle East. In addition, she is a regular speaker at Valley Family Church.
When it comes to combining writing and speaking to make disciples and resource other who make disciples, Beth founded The Basics University — a growing, online video-based discipleship platform with over 4500 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: