Jonathan was appointed as CBM’s Senior Consultant for Theological Integration in 2018. Jonathan’s role includes writing, teaching, training leaders, and learning with CBM’s partners globally, aiming to help people grow in the community of disciples of Jesus.
Jonathan spent his early working career at Gaylord Entertainment in Nashville, TN. After completing a B.A. in Bible and Missions at Welch College, he moved to Vancouver and completed a M.C.S and M.Div. at Regent College. He has a Ph.D. from Duke University and has taught at Acadia Divinity College and Carey Theological College, was ordained by the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada, and has pastored churches in British Columbia. Jonathan is currently a teaching fellow at Regent College and is the author of several books.
Jonathan is married to Soohwan Park, who has directed multi-cultural training programs, training in global human resources, and consulting on leadership projects for Christian non-profits globally. Her current focus is to visit and encourage local churches in Fukushima, Japan since 2011.