Dr. James Bledsoe is currently leading the Kenya Theological Education Team for the Baptist Mission of Kenya to implement a diversified theological education model. He also is a lecturer.

Before coming to Africa, he served for 25 years in pastoral ministry in Missouri, Indiana, and Illinois (USA). In addition, he was the Director of Evangelism and Student Ministries for the West Virginia Convention of Southern Baptists.

James holds a M.Div. in Evangelism and Church Growth and a Ph.D. in Missions from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.

James is married to Diana and they have three sons.