Reverend Bill Jones is a veteran World Partners’ missionary and has been involved in evangelism and discipleship for over 50 years. Prior to serving overseas, he was involved in outreach to college students at Marshall University and Ball State University. He served as the Head Men’s Resident Adviser at Fort Wayne Bible College and as Assistant Pastor at Grace Church in Mooresville, Indiana. He is an ordained minister in The Missionary Church which he has served faithfully full-time since 1974. He has ministered on four continents – North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
After serving in France for 15 years in evangelism, discipleship, and leadership training, Bill and his wife Debbie, have been on special assignment at Bethel University for the last 21 years as Missionaries-in-Residence. At Bethel they have overseen the Missions-Discipleship House, the Student Mission Fellowship, and past Missions Conferences. They have directed the Summer International Institute and set up Student Summer International Internships on World Partners’ fields.
You will often find them discipling, mentoring, and counseling one-on-one with Bethel students and grads. Over the last ten years, they have seen over 1,500 faculty, staff, and students find freedom in Christ through the Breaking Free 101 series which they developed. They also aid Bethel MKs (Missionary Kids) in their cross-cultural adaptation to America, and they reach out personally to students on the campus of Indiana University South Bend.