Jimmy Adcox has served as a minister with the Southwest Church of Christ in Jonesboro, AR since 1977. Having retired from his role as lead minister, he continues in a part time role teaching, equipping disciples and disciple makers, mentoring, and in pastoral ministry. He has a Doctor of Ministry degree from Abilene Christian University and has a special interest in mentoring church leaders and helping churches develop a culture that makes disciples who make disciples. Toward this end he is a partner with Hope Network and an Associate Director of Learning Communities with Renew.org. He is married to Ann. They are parents to three children and ten grandchildren.