Strategic Global Missions invests in creative, strategic ministries that are empowering the poor and oppressed around the world and sharing the good news and hope that is found in a relationship with Jesus Christ.


Kristen Jones, President and C.E.O., is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and Arkansas Institute of Theology. After 18 years in youth ministry, she currently serves as Director of Missions for First Methodist Church of Houston, Texas. Kristen has been leading teens and adults on mission trips around the world since 1998, developing ministry partners and ministries in strategic places. She and her husband Dan, pastor of Bethany United Methodist Church, spend a lot of time in both local and global missions, serving families living in poverty.