J.R. Briggs is a pastor, seminary professor, coach, consultant, and writer. He has written, co-written, or contributed to a dozen books, including his latest, A Time To Heal: Offering Hope to a Wounded World in the Name of Jesus. For over 15 years he has served in megachurches, church plants, and house church networks. In 2011, he founded Kairos Partnerships (kairospartnerships.org), an organization committed to equipping leaders with the perspective and tools they need to lead with clarity, health, and confidence. He is the Director of Congregational Formation with The Ecclesia Network and a national trainer and strategist with Fresh Expressions U.S.
In addition to starting Kairos Partnerships, he planted The Renew Community, a Jesus-centered congregation for the hungry and the hurting in the Greater Philadelphia Area. Over the past 15 years, he’s served in mega-churches, church plants and house church networks.
He received his Masters of Missional Theology degree at Biblical Theological Seminary and is currently working on a Doctor of Ministry degree at Biblical, writing his doctoral thesis on how question-asking in leadership can advance God’s mission.