James Adams

Dr. Adams has served as a missionary with Camino Global for 23 years, working primarily in the countries of El Salvador and Guatemala in the areas of pastoral ministry and theological education. He taught at the Central American Theological Seminary (SETECA) in Guatemala City for 12 years in the areas of Spiritual Formation, Conflict Resolution, and Christian Leadership, concurrently serving as Rector (president) for seven years (2006–12). As part of his responsibilities with DTS en Español, Jim is the director of the SETECA Extension on the DTS Campus and founder of the REDIL network which links Hispanic leaders and churches in the DFW area. He and his wife Jenny, an MK from Guatemala, have two sons, Caleb (born in Argentina) and Nathan (born in El Salvador).


Educational Background

  • BA, University of Missouri, 1975
  • JD, University of Chicago, 1978
  • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1988

Courses Taught

  • DM7103 - Applied Research Project
  • DM7610 - The Primacy of the Minister's Spiritual Life
  • DM7605 - Select Topics of Nurture Issues in Today's Ministry
  • DM7625 - Discipleship Dynamics