Rev. Bert L. Jones, CCLC
Pastor Bert serves as the Vice President of Missions & Member Care for the Christian Medical & Dental Associations (CMDA) in Bristol, TN. In this role, Bert oversees all the mission outreach ministries of the CMDA as well as the Center for Well-being. Bert also serves as the Chaplain & Coach for the CMDA. Bert is a certified Coach with Coach Approach Ministries CCLC (Certified Christian Leadership Coach) and is a member of the ICF (International Coaching Federation) and is pursuing his ACC. ICF is the gold standard in coaching accreditation.
Since 1988 Bert has led multiple teams across the street and around the world. Bert has traveled on 5 different Continents and to over 36 different Countries to teach and preach the Gospel. He is active in Leadership development and coaching nationally and internationally. His heart is to help leaders discover God’s purpose and plan for their lives.
Bert is the author of the book “A Leadership Journal from a Leader’s Journey” published by CMDA in 2022. He also coauthored the books “Servant Leadership Proverbs” and “Leadership Proverbs” with Dr. David Stevens. Bert is also the author of “Practical Youth Ministry” published by Bristol books. Bert frequently writes and teaches on the subject of leadership. Bert is also a certified instructor for the Perspectives in World Missions Course.
Bert holds his ordination through the Missionary Church USA. The Missionary Church is an evangelical denomination committed to Church planting and world missions. Bert is under special appointment from the Missionary Church to CMDA.
Prior to rejoining the staff of CMDA, Bert served as the Senior Pastor of Woodburn Missionary Church (from 2014-2021) and as the President & CEO of GO International. Bert previously served on the CMDA staff as Chaplain and Director of Leadership & Church Ministries. In 1998 Bert planted Harvest Community Church in Kittanning, PA and served as its Lead Pastor. Bert has served both in the local church and in Para church organizations throughout his ministry.
Bert grew up as no stranger to the ministry & evangelism. His father and grandfather were both involved in full-time ministry and evangelism. Bert grew up traveling with his family in music and evangelistic ministries. Bert was active in their family radio ministry that was on the air for over 50 years on more than 50 different radio stations around the country (a ministry that his grandparents started). His grandmother was the author of the Hymn “In Times Like These.”
Bert graduated from Asbury University in 1989 with a degree in Bible. Bert finished 2 years of Seminary at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
Bert and his wife Cheryl have been married since 1989 and have three children: Joshua, Allyson, and Aaron. His wife Cheryl is a teacher and is very active in their ministry. Joshua & Kali Jones have one child, Judah. (our 1st Grandson)
Bert currently serves on several leadership boards. He serves as the Moderator on the General Oversight Counsel (GOC) and Constitution committee for the Missionary Church USA and serves on the board of directors at GO International. In addition, he serves as chairman of the board for Pathways Pregnancy resource center in Bristol, Tenn.
For more information about the ministry of Bert Jones and Christian Medical and Dental Associations visit cmda.org
Rev. Bert L. Jones
Bristol, TN 37620