The Rev. Dr. Hensworth W. C. Jonas is Presiding Elder of the East Caribbean Baptist Mission—Circuit of Churches in Antigua & Barbuda, serving as a full-time pastor in the Circuit since 1985, beginning with his leadership of the Central Baptist Church. In 1991, he founded and continues to serve as Principal of the Baptist Academy of Antigua (K-12). That same year he co-founded the Caribbean Baptist Heritage Conference, a regional conference on Reformed theology for clergy and laity. He led the planting of both the Tyrells Baptist Church and the Covenant Baptist Church on the island of Antigua. Dr. Jonas is the author of 'Dancing with Idolatry: Are you bowing to a false god?' (Xulon Press, 2009). He and his wife, Vandah, have two adult children (Joshua and Stephanie), and one teenager (Nia). They also have one grandchild (Charity).