JUTN offers Taiji class

KNOXVILLE – Monday, Sep. 5, the first Taiji class took place on JUTN campus. Ms. Li Aiye, a Chinese language teacher at Seymour Primary School, and Ms. Duan Hua,  co-teach the class. Taiji, also Tai Chi, is an ancient Chinese martial art that promotes health-giving and spiritual benefits. Taiji can improve your strength, flexibility, body … Read moreJUTN offers Taiji class

Woodlawn offers ESL service learning opportunity

KNOXVILLE – Woodlawn Christian Church is offering service learning opportunities for volunteers as ESL teachers for international students on every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday evening. ESL classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7-9 p.m., Fridays at 7:30-9:30 p.m., and Sundays at 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.-noon. On weekdays, the classes consist of group … Read moreWoodlawn offers ESL service learning opportunity

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 

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

Dametraus Jaggers steps in as new director of Future of Hope Institute at JUTN Campus

KNOXVILLE– Dametraus Jaggers joins the Johnson community as the new director of Urban Alliance’s Future of Hope Institute, which is funded by the Lilly Endowment Inc. The Future of Hope Institute will provide a theological foundation to assist high school students in recognizing the role they have in reconciling their community. Jaggers comes to Johnson … Read moreDametraus Jaggers steps in as new director of Future of Hope Institute at JUTN Campus

Student Revival Week ends with Harvesters’ generosity event

KNOXVILLE– Student Revival Week, featuring the theme “generosity,” came to a close yesterday with a major Harvesters event. Students could earn a chapel make-up by volunteering an hour and a half of their time to sort clothes for Master Provisions in the Phillips-Welshimer Building Gymnasium. Just outside, individuals could buy a T-shirt and dye to … Read moreStudent Revival Week ends with Harvesters’ generosity event