Dr. Jason Johnson – Associate Professor of Youth and Family Ministry
MCC Start Date: January 2018
- B.C.E., Ozark Christian College, 1996
- Bachelor of Christian Education: Youth Ministry Concentration
- M.A., Denver Seminary, 2011
- Master of Arts in Christian Formation and Soul Care
- M.A. Project entitled: “Fortifying the Leader’s Soul,” a leadership seminar to address spiritual growth in leaders.
- D.Min., Denver Seminary, 2022
- Doctor of Ministry, Leadership Track
- Thesis: Increasing Emotional Intelligence in College Youth Ministry Students Preparing for Ministry
Ecclesial Experience and/or Passions
Jason was ordained into Christian Ministry in 1996. He has served in a variety of roles in the local church: youth pastor, young adult pastor, discipleship pastor, and senior pastor in churches ranging in size from 75 to 6,000. He also has experienced church ministry in different regions of the country (Chicagoland, Denver, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kansas) and understands how “context” impacts ministry. This wide variety of hands-on experience with various age groups has made him passionate about teaching, spiritual formation, equipping, vision and leadership development. He has also been a Certified Spiritual Director since 2011. Jason is excited about pouring into the lives of students who are preparing for Kingdom Work and mentoring them to become effective and humble servants of the King.
Academic Interests and/or Areas of Expertise
Seasons of the Soul
Dark Night of the Soul