Missions Services merges with ICOM to further the Kingdom

KNOXVILLE — After 70 years in operation, Missions Services has decided that it is in the best interest of the organization to merge with International Conference On Missions. Missions Services was started when Harrold McFarland, who had been serving in World War II as a chaplain, came home to find out he had been replaced as … Read moreMissions Services merges with ICOM to further the Kingdom

JU students serve inner-city Knoxville youth

Part of Johnson’s mission  is to spread God’s word to the ends of the earth. While Johnson’s passion for international growth is flourishing, a handful of students have accepted the challenge to help out in Johnson’s own home of Knoxville. Emerald Youth Foundation, and other supporting organizations have provided an opportunity for students to give back … Read moreJU students serve inner-city Knoxville youth

Johnson student honored by Boys and Girls Club

KNOXVILLE — Dalton Sauer was presented with the 2016 Seymour Branch Volunteer of the Year award for his outstanding service at the Boys and Girls Club last month. Sauer is a sophomore at Johnson and is currently majoring in business administration. He began working at the BGCA last year after attending Seymour Heights Christian Church and … Read moreJohnson student honored by Boys and Girls Club

Trio plans trip to Uganda

KNOXVILLE — Three Johnson students will be traveling to Uganda for Week of Evengelism this semester. Hannah Baker, Emily Beamon and Chastedy Johnson will travel to Jinja, Uganda from March 18-25. They will be visiting Mirembe Cottage for Street Girls. This is the organization that JUTN has selected as their chapel offering recipient. Baker, a … Read moreTrio plans trip to Uganda

Students to spend Week of Evangelism in Dublin

KNOXVILLE — A handful of JU students are spending their Week of Evangelism on the Emerald Isle. Johnson student, Raelyn Lomison, said she has always been intrigued by English and Irish culture and that passion has inspired her to lead five students on a trip to Dublin, Ireland this semester. These students are Nate Thompson, … Read moreStudents to spend Week of Evangelism in Dublin

Original lost boy of Sudan finds refuge in America

KNOXVILLE — The constant sound of guns firing, fear, explosions and genocide overtook what was once a peaceful village in southern Sudan. In 1987, an estimated 20,000 children were separated from their families as a result of civil war between northern and southern Sudan. These children faced tragedy beyond understanding and walked thousands of miles … Read moreOriginal lost boy of Sudan finds refuge in America

Brazilian indoor soccer coaching offered to campus kids

KNOXVILLE — Johnson Student Luciano Nascimento is teaching Brazilian soccer on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 4:30-5:45 p.m.in the old gym this semester. The lessons are open to second through fifth grade kids. Nascimento, a native of Brazil, started a soccer academy in India, where he worked as a missionary teaching kids for five years. Of the … Read moreBrazilian indoor soccer coaching offered to campus kids

JU Royals, Suns take on ICOM 2016

Lexington — This weekend students from Johnson University Tennessee and Florida attended the International Conference On Missions in Lexington,Ky. This year’s theme was “Mobilize: Disciples Making Disciples” Each year, participants from all over the world join together at ICOM to engage in the world of missions and learn what it means to spread the Gospel throughout the … Read moreJU Royals, Suns take on ICOM 2016

Harvesters raises soup-port for Mirembe Cottage

KNOXVILLE — Tonight Harvesters brought warmth to students, faculty, and staff of Johnson with homemade soups to raise donations for this year’s offering recipient. Soups were submitted for attendees to pay to taste and vote on, along with hot cider and artisan bread. Admission to the event was $3 to try three soups and for … Read moreHarvesters raises soup-port for Mirembe Cottage