Bishop Scott Jones
Bishop Scott Jones was selected as the next Bishop
for The Texas Annual Conference.
Scott Jameson Jones currently serves as the resident bishop of the Great Plains Area of the United Methodist Church with offices in Wichita, Kansas and Lincoln, Nebraska. He was born in 1954 in Nashville, Tennessee and was raised in Tennessee, Illinois, Indiana and Colorado. Previously he served as pastor of four congregations in Texas and as the McCreless Associate Professor of Evangelism at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University.
He is co-author with his son Arthur of Ask: Faith Questions in a Skeptical Age. He is the author of The Wesleyan Way: A Faith that Matters (2013), Evangelistic Love of God and Neighbor: A Theology of Discipleship and Witness (2003), and United Methodist Doctrine: The Extreme Center (2002), all from Abingdon Press.
Scott is married to Mary Lou Reece, who is president of Reece Construction Company. They have three children and two grandchildren.