Rev. Teddy Asiel Jones has been in Pastoral ministry since 2003 and now commenced serving at Grace Missionary Church on January 8, 2017. Previously he served at Shalom Missionary Church from 2003 to 2016. This is his second stint at Grace, having served as Assistant Pastor there between December 2003 and July 2007 (concurrent to the early part of his service at Shalom Missionary Church).
In 2009 he was one of the 3 winners in the First Caribbean Bank’s Unsung Heroes competition, in recognition of the years of selfless service to the Greater Grants Pen community.
He is an educator at the tertiary level, currently as an Adjunct Lecture at the Jamaica Theological Seminary. Other roles held there since 2011 include Director of Student Affairs, Director of Admissions and Recruitment and Deputy Director of Student Affairs.
Rev. Jones is heavily involved in mentoring and leadership training in various sectors of society. This is facilitated primarily through RENEWED Ministries, a youth-based ministry with a strong mentoring and leadership emphasis. He is the Board Chairman of PATHH Ministries (Pastors According To His Heart).
He was educated Jamaica Theological Seminary in Kingston Jamaica, Dallas Theological Seminary in the USA and ALICT (African Leadership Institute for Community Transformation) in South Africa. As a life-long learner he is currently reading for the Master of Arts in Public Theology degree at Jamaica Theological Seminary. Along the way he has completed various certifications including: Leadership and Community Development, Dispute Resolution, Youth Entrepreneurship, Life Coaching, Guidance and Counselling, Career Counselling, Restorative Justice and Wellness Consultancy.
Rev. Jones’ birth place is Trinidad, however he is Grenadian by naturalization and Jamaican by ministry and calling, having been living here since 1998.
Pastor Teddy, as he is affectionately called is an avid blogger, social media commentator and entrepreneur working in the field of Social Media Agency through the brand TLZ’s Web Video and SEO Services.
Together with his wife Latoya he actively empowering young and old alike with his vibrant, innovative and radical approach to the preaching and teaching of God’s Word and motivational speeches. Their union has produced one son, Zaken’Asiel [Pronounced ZA-KEN’ AS-EE-EL]. It is his desires to serve God in my generation and empower the next generation to do the same, so the generations yet unborn will be all that they can and should be.
Rev. Jones has a knack for writing of an extremely high calibre. He has several unpublished papers which have received rave reviews. Currently he has a paper published in the Caribbean Journal of Evangelical Theology (CJET). You can download same by clicking the links below:
Look out for books with his name on them in stores and online soon
Experienced Counsellor/Social Worker, motivated practitioner, educator who developed business in the field
“Teddy presented as a very compassionate counsellor. He displayed great potential for outreach ministry.”
DAMIEN MARCUS WILLIAMS, CEO Oyengge Professional Service
“Rev. Jones is a transformational leader whose intellectual acumen and heart towards empowering individuals and communities puts him head and shoulder above many of his peers. His leadership has received national recognition and in the midst of the accolades, he remains grounded and focused on the transformation of lives. This, his insights in the field of mentoring, his pragmatism and his training, makes Rev. Jones a fit (motivational) speaker and consultant on community development, mobilization, theology and social policy. I unreservedly endorse & recommend him.”