Cynthia Rembert James PhD., D. Min Bishop Cynthia James joined the pastoral staff of TPH, Dallas as Director of Christian Education in 2012. Her career includes several graduate professor appointments and over 30 years as a Senior Pastor. Prior to relocating to Dallas, TX, Bishop James was appointed to a national position providing support to over 2,000 congregations in the areas of leadership development and congregational health. Her primary interests are Spiritual Formation and serving as a Thought Leader in socio-political areas. She has been married to Alvin James for 48 years and together they enjoy the successes of their three adult children.