James ‘Jim’ M Houston (born November 21, 1922) is Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Dr. Houston emigrated with his wife and 4 children to North America in 1969, and became one of the founders of Regent College, a leading institution of Christian Theology and Spirituality. From 1970–78, he was Principal of the college, and in 1991 he was appointed to the chair. His major areas of interest include the Christian mind, the Trinity, prayer, and Spiritual Formation. He has published numerous articles in books and scholarly journals.
Dr. Houston currently resides in Vancouver. In addition to his continuation of writing, Dr. Houston spends a great deal of time mentoring students. Dr. Houston has 4 children, 9 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.
de Sales, Francis; of the Cross, John; Lewis, Clive Staples; O'Connor, Flannery; Luther, Martin; Kierkgård, Søren (February 2007), Houston, James M, ed., Letters of Faith Through the Seasons: A Treasury of Great Christians' Correspondence, 2, David C. Cook Publishing, ISBN978-1-56292-834-6, ASIN1562928341.
Houston, James M (October 2006), Letters of Faith Through the Seasons: A Treasury of Great Christians' Correspondence, 1. Dec–May, David C Cook, ISBN978-1-56292-749-3.
Baxter, Richard (January 2005), Houston, James M, ed., Watch Your Walk: A Pattern For Personal Growth and Ministry, Victor Classics, Victor Books, ISBN978-0-7814-4179-7, ASIN078144179X.
Houston, James M; of Avila, Teresa (2005), Life of Prayer, Victor Classics.
Edwards, Jonathan (December 8, 2004), Houston, James M, ed., Faith Beyond Feelings: discerning the heart of true spirituality, Victor Classics, David C Cook, ISBN978-0-7814-4171-1.
Owen, John (December 2004), Houston, James M, ed., Triumph Over Temptation: The Challenge To Personal Godliness: Pursuing A Life of Purity, Victor Classics, David C Cook, ISBN978-0-7814-4172-8, ASIN0781441722.
Houston, James M; Pascal, Blaise; Guinness, Os (2003) , The Mind on Fire: A Faith for the Skeptical and Indifferent.
Edwards, Jonathan (2003), Houston, James M; Colson, Charles, eds., Religious Affections: A Christian's Character Before God.
de Valdés, Juan; Don Benedetto (April 1, 2003), Houston, James M, ed., The Benefit of Christ: Living Justified Because of Christ's Death, Regent College, ISBN978-1-57383-251-9.
Simeon, Charles; Stott, John RW (2003), Houston, James M, ed., Evangelical Preaching: An Anthology of Sermons.
Wilberforce, William (Mar 28, 2003), Houston, James M, ed., Real Christianity: Discerning True and False Faith, Hatfield, Mark O, intr, Regent College, ISBN978-1-57383-246-5, ASIN1573832464.