Rev. Dr.

Jim Singleton

Dr. Jim Singleton recently retired from Gordon-Conwell as Associate Professor of Pastoral Leadership and Evangelism. Jim brings with him 30 years of church leadership experience. He directed a Lilly Grant at Gordon-Conwell, called Thriving in Ministry. The focus of this grant is to help pastors in New England “thrive” in the very difficult practice of ministry in this season. His academic and practical interests are in evangelism, discipleship, congregational leadership, and the mission of the local church. He has a passion for helping equip congregations to revitalize in their approach to ministry in the 21st century.

Dr. Singleton served as the senior pastor of churches in Texas, Washington, and Colorado. He has taught at several seminaries around the world, including ones in Virginia, Texas, Washington, Moscow, and Zambia. In addition to teaching and preaching, Dr. Singleton has participated in cross-cultural missions in places in Mongolia, Ecuador, Cuba, Mexico, and India. Jim is married to Sara and they have a son, James, and a daughter, Rachel, and three grandchildren.