JUFL student starts drive to gather relief supplies for Ecuador 

KISSIMMEE – This past week, Ecuador suffered massive earthquakes and the aftershocks have been devastating. Last year, sophomore Devin Knight spent his entire summer serving in Ecuador. He has now organized a drive to raise disaster relief supplies. Knight said, “We are looking for Band-aids, vitamins, blankets and toothbrushes.” Students will have until this week’s Coffee … Read moreJUFL student starts drive to gather relief supplies for Ecuador 

Classes compete in Founders Day Ultimate Tournament

KNOXVILLE– At noon on Founders Day, freshmen and senior students gathered on the athletic field to compete in the first of three Ultimate games played between the classes. The first game, won by the seniors with a final score of 11-6, was attended by dozens of students and faculty who also enjoyed the lemon “shake-ups” … Read moreClasses compete in Founders Day Ultimate Tournament

JU partners with KIBI for ExtendEd program in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE — On Thursday evening at The Regas Building in downtown Knoxville, representatives from Johnson University and Knoxville Interdenominational Bible Institute gathered together to celebrate the new partnership between Johnson and KIBI. The partnership was established to ignite the new ExtendEd venture, which is a program that offers accredited ministry and leadership degree opportunities in several … Read moreJU partners with KIBI for ExtendEd program in Knoxville

Harvesters engages students in missions

It was Wednesday morning and Johnson University’s customary 9 a.m. chapel groups were beginning. A group of around 30 students had gathered in the Eubanks Activity Center’s lower level lounge area to hear Johnson Alumnus and long-term missionary to Jordan, Matt Nance speak about what personal qualities are necessary in intercultural ministry. “If you don’t have healthy relationships with … Read moreHarvesters engages students in missions

Intercultural Studies student seeks God’s call

Jonah Wahl wants to serve on the foreign mission field one day and impact the world for Christ. For now, though, he is listening for God’s call as he finishes up his freshman year at Johnson University. “I’ve been feeling the call for missions for a while now,” Wahl said. “I do want to do … Read moreIntercultural Studies student seeks God’s call

IJM chapel group offers free women’s self-defense class

KNOXVILLE – Saturday afternoon, Charles Ward, Vice President of the Kentucky Judo Council, came to Johnson University on behalf of the International Justice Mission chapel group to lead a women’s self-defense class. Charles Ward is the father of Zac Ward, a current Junior at Johnson University. Zac is a team leader for the IJM chapel … Read moreIJM chapel group offers free women’s self-defense class