Jon is the Co-Founding Director of The Global Immersion Project, a peacemaking training organization that is activating the North American Church as an instrument of peace. He is also on staff with Thresholds as a missional church leadership coach and co-leads a neighborhood faith community.
After much international travel and study in the Middle East, Jon focuses much of his writing on ethics and social advocacy. He has a Master’s degree from Fuller Theological Seminary and writes for numerous publications including, TheOOZE, Red Letter Christians, Sojourners, RELEVANT and Burnside Writer’s Collective. His first book Teaching Through the Art of Storytelling was published by Zondervan/YouthSpecialties and released in 2011. His newest book Thin Places: Six Postures for Creating and Practicing Missional Community (The House Studio) was published in 2012.
He lives in the neighborhood of Golden Hill (San Diego) with his wife Jan, daughters Ruby, Rosie, Lou and son, Hank. Jon helped start the local Farmer’s Market, sat on the neighborhood council and finds much joy in participating in the economic, social and relational fabric of Golden Hill with his family and community. Jon blogs at www.jonhuckins.net. You can also follow Jon on Twitter and Facebook.
B.A. in Business Administration at Golden Gate University (San Francisco)
M.A. in Theology with emphasis in Christian Ethics at Fuller Theological Seminary
Historical and Geographical Settings of the Bible – Jerusalem University College
Tony Campolo’s Red Letter Christians
Mennonite World Review
Youth Worker Journal