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Dr. Mark Louis Johnson Sr.

Dr. Mark Louis Johnson Sr.

Assistant Professor of Evangelism and Pastoral Ministry

Office: Dodd Building Room #111
Office Phone: 609.947.2206
E-Mail: mjohnson@nobts.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. Candidate, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (Current)
  • D.Min., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (2018)
  • Th.M. Princeton Theological Seminary (2005)
  • M.Div. Princeton Theological Seminary (2004)
  • B.A. Washington and Jefferson College (1994)

Teaching Specializations

  • Principles of Church Leadership
  • Church Revitalization Strategies
  • Evangelism Tools
  • Authenticity in Ministry
  • Community and the Church

Ministry Experience

  • Senior Pastor, Edgewater Baptist Church, New Orleans, LA (Current).
  • Senior Pastor, Liberty Hill Baptist Church, Cleveland, OH.
  • Senior Pastor, Encourage Church, Cleveland, OH (Plant Church)
  • Youth/Young Adult Pastor, Metropolitan Baptist Church, Newark, NJ .
  • Associate Minister, Union Grove Baptist Church, Columbus, OH.
  • Executive Committee Member, Cleveland Local Association, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Sports Chaplain, Cleveland Indians Organization
  • Sports Chaplain, Florida Marlins Organization.
  • Sports Chaplain, Tulane University Basketball.
  • Missionary, Dominican Republic.

Website

  • www.marklouisjohnson.com

Societies

  • The Evangelical Theological Society

Publication

  • “​Engage: Tools for Contemporary Evangelism.” New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Iron Stream Media, General Editor WM Craig Price (2019).
  • “​Racial Reconciliation in the Southern Baptist Convention.” New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary: edited by Dr. Llyod Harsch (2018).

Awards/Honors

  • The Drs. Charles and Rhonda Kelley PhD Fellowship (2019).
  • Washington and Jefferson College, Honorary Doctorate, Washington, PA (2019).
  • Washington and Jefferson Sports Hall of Fame, Washington, PA. (2019).
  • Elyria High School Hall of Fame for Alumni Distinction Elyria, OH (2016).
  • Mayor Frank G. Jackson Educational Volunteer of the Year Award Cleveland, Ohio (2011).
  • New Jersey Positive Men of Color and Urban Enrichment Newark, NJ (2007).

Conference Presentations

  • Black Church Life & Leadership, LifeWay Conference, Challenged to Love: 8 Keys to Authentic Christian Leadership During Conflict and Crisis (2020).
  • Black Church Life & Leadership, LifeWay Conference, Challenged to Love: Racial Reconciliation in the Southern Baptist Convention (2020).
  • The Gospel and the City, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (2019) - God and Sports: Using Athletics to Reach the City​ (2019).
  • Baptist Collegiate Ministry Retreat, University of West Florida "Rooted Not Rotted: 6 Ways to Stay Connected to Your Faith," Panama City, FL (2018).
  • Northern Ohio Baptist District Association, Racial Reconciliation in the Southern Baptist Convention, Cleveland, OH (2017).
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