About Me

Jake on the porch at Swiss Colony Baptist Church of London, Kentucky

Dr. James Jacob “Jake” Brock serves as Pastor of Swiss Colony Missionary Baptist Church in London, Kentucky. Jake is a graduate of the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky (B.A. in Accounting with a minor in Religion/Missions and Ministry; M.B.A. in Accounting; M.A. in Christian Studies; Ph.D. in Business – Accounting Specialization), where he serves as an Associate Professor of Accounting, and completed additional graduate-level study through Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Liberty University. He is currently a student in the Ph.D. in Theological Studies – Historical Theology and concurrent Master of Theology (Th.M.) in Research Language programs at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri.

Jake in his study at Swiss Colony Baptist Church

He has served in pastoral ministry for 15 years, having served churches previously as an interim pastor, associate pastor, minister of education and discipleship, and a minister of youth. In addition, he has served in associational ministry as a director of missions intern, associational moderator, assistant moderator, executive board member, assistant treasurer, and on a number of local association committees. Jake is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, the Society of Biblical Literature, and the Theta Alpha Kappa National Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology. In addition, he is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Christian Business Faculty Association, and the Kentucky Society of CPAs (KyCPA), where he serves on the Members in Education and Professional Ethics committees.

Jake after receiving his Ph.D. in Business

Jake also serves several not-for-profit organizations as an officer and board member. He currently serves as a member of the KyCPA Board of Directors and, in April 2021, was elected as a founding member of the Board’s reorganized Finance Committee, responsible for overseeing finance-related activities, investment policy, and the Society’s annual audit process. In addition, he serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, past-Secretary/Treasurer, a member of the Finance Committee, and a member of the Board of Directors of Dayspring Health, Inc., a not-for-profit, faith-oriented community health center serving southeastern Kentucky and eastern Tennessee. Previously, Jake also served as Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors of the Kentucky State Police Foundation of Frankfort, Kentucky and a member of the Board of Directors of Come-Unity Cooperative Care of London, Kentucky.

Jake is a Kentucky Commonwealth Ambassador and a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels. He enjoys reading, writing, fishing, walking, target shooting, hiking, and coffee.

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Scholarly Publications:

Brock, J. J. (2022). The impact of a theological studies course on the ethical development of undergraduate business students. Christian Business Academy Review, 17(1), 83-91. https://cbfa-cbar.org/index.php/cbar/article/view/614/614

Brock, J. J. (2021). The impact of accounting curricula on the ethical development of undergraduate business students. Journal for Advancing Business Education, 3(1), 7-24. https://iacbe.org/2021/07/journal-for-advancing-business-education-vol-3-issue-1/

Brock, J. J. (2019). An empirical investigation of the ethical development of accounting and business students. Doctoral Dissertation, University of the Cumberlands, ProQuest Dissertations Publishing. Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/‌2241640018

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