Erik Jones is a full-time writer and editor at the Life, Hope & Truth offices in McKinney, Texas.
His main responsibilities include editing and coordinating Insight blog posts and writing a regular column for Discern magazine. He has also authored three booklets: The Last Enemy: What Really Happens After Death?, The United States, Britain and the Commonwealth in Prophecy, and God's Purpose For You: Discovering Why You Were Born. He is passionate about explaining the life-changing truths of the Bible in a way that is logical and clear to readers.
Before working for Life, Hope & Truth, he was a schoolteacher and holds bachelor’s degrees in secondary education and history from the University of Akron. Before moving to Texas to study at Foundation Institute, he taught public school, his last two years teaching U.S. history, government and economics at an early college high school in Ohio. He continues to teach as an adjunct faculty member at Foundation Institute, Center for Biblical Education, and oversees its student housing program.
Erik grew up in Akron, Ohio, and remains a loyal Cleveland sports fan. He is still waiting for his Cleveland Indians to win a World Series in his lifetime. He has had the opportunity to travel widely in recent years, visiting countries in Europe, the British Isles, the Middle East and South America. His other hobbies include reading, pickleball, golf, hosting karaoke events and collecting vinyl record albums.