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Author Cory Jones

Cory Jones is senior pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Burlington, New Jersey, and serves on the / Baptist Center for Ethics board of directors. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of California, Berkeley, a Master of Divinity from the Morehouse School of Religion at the Interdenominational Theological Center, and a Doctor of Ministry from Beeson Divinity School at Samford University.

Still feeling the pain of his death on Jan. 26, the public will pay their respects today to basketball legend Kobe Bryant. Since the beloved athlete’s death, many have asked, “What did Kobe do to deserve this outpouring of emotion?” […] Read More

Martin Luther King Jr. was able to succeed thanks to the assistance of others. Today, as we seek equality for all, groups like Black Lives Matter play an important role. Multiple approaches are often needed to achieve the same goals. […] Read More

Most conservative evangelicals who exhibit unwavering support for President Trump refuse to acknowledge his flaws. If they truly loved him, however, they would be honest in their critique of him. […] Read More

Rodney Reed was scheduled to be executed on Nov. 20, but protests from celebrities, civil rights activists, lawmakers and the public halted his execution. Churches, meanwhile, were mostly silent. What’s wrong with this picture? […] Read More

Offering forgiveness is commendable. However, those who receive forgiveness must begin to accept responsibility for their behavior. At some point, the guardians of systemic racism, of unjust systems, of white supremacy have to repent. […] Read More