KNOXVILLE — Yoke is a local Knoxville nonprofit organization that connects college students with middle school students as part of an after school mentorship program. Yoke has programs meeting after school in 27 schools across the greater Knoxville area. The club meets for an hour and consists of games, help with homework or studying for students and … Read moreStudents can earn salt hours with Yoke, transform lives
KNOXVILLE — Every Friday night a small group of Johnson University students heads to downtown Knoxville. While most college students who travel downtown on the weekend are looking for fun at the local restaurants and bars, these students have a very different mission in mind. Members of Houseless Ministry, a group started by JUTN students, … Read moreJU students reach out to homeless community
KNOXVILLE — Editors Note: Some last names have been removed from this story to protect individuals returning to foreign countries. International students at Johnson University Tennessee are being offered the chance to share their personal experience with religion in a series of interviews hosted by director of international relations, Duan Hua and the Global Learning … Read moreGlobal Learning Center hosts interviews to increase understanding of religious diversity
A team form JUTN left Thursday to spend the week with this year’s chapel offering recipients. Each year Harvesters, a student missions organization on campus, chooses a mission to give all chapel offerings to. The 2016-2017 school year’s recipients is the Mirembe Cottage for Street Girls. Mirembe’s mission is to “provide a safe home and … Read moreMissions team to visit chapel offering recipients
KNOXVILLE — The Dean of the School of Intercultural Studies, Dr. Linda Whitmer, served as a missionary in Zimbabwe with her husband, Steven Whitmer, for over 20 years. She explained how that experience has helped her determine exactly what students need from an intercultural studies degree below.
KNOXVILLE— JUTN sophomore, Lindsey Tenholder is leading a group of people on her second trip to Guatemala. She gives an insight on her faith and struggles in the podcast below.
KNOXVILLE — Chapel is required for all Johnson students, both traditional and non-traditional. Chapel requirements are broken down based on full-time or part-time status. If you are a full time student you are required to go to three chapels a week, whether you are a traditional or non-traditional student. You can either attend or attain … Read moreWolf clears up confusion over chapel requirements
KNOXVILLE—Brent Brewer has diverse experiences apart from teaching and his love of global missions.Brewer earned a Bachelor of Science in preaching and youth ministry from Johnson University Tennessee in 1982. He then earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Secondary Science Education from East Carolina University and a Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies … Read moreZimbabwe to Johnson:Mission professor brings on field experience to classroom
KNOXVILLE — The Future of Hope Institute had their 5th plenary meeting Jan. 21 at First Baptist Church. During this meeting, six different teams presented their vision projects that they have been planning since September. Each team had the opportunity to present their vision projects to a panel of Knoxville community leaders. The six vision … Read moreFuture of Hope Institute soon to implement vision projects
KNOXVILLE — JUTN Freshman, Abby Barron, spent two weeks serving in Guatemala in 2015. She speaks on her return to Guatemala with For the Love of Missions below. Photo: Barron, pictured right, smiles with Lidia on the rooftop of a hotel in Guatemala City in 2015 (Photo/Madison Hughes). Produced by Regan McSherry Music: http://www.purple-planet.com