MILLIGAN COLLEGE, TN (October 14, 2009) – The Rev. C. Danny Johnson, pastor of Thankful Baptist Church in Johnson City, Tenn., will speak at Milligan College’s chapel service on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 11 a.m. in Milligan’s Seeger Memorial Chapel.
The first African-American appointed to Milligan’s Board of Trustees, Johnson has been instrumental in assisting the college’s effort to build a healthy and ethnically diverse learning environment.
Johnson has served as pastor at Thankful Baptist since 1994. He holds a bachelor’s degree in pastoral care from San Jose Christian College in San Jose, Calif., (now William Jessup University), and a master of divinity degree from Emmanuel School of Religion in Johnson City, Tenn.
He has served as a trainer and speaker for Promise Keepers in the Northeast Tennessee region. Through a ministry that began at Emmanuel School of Religion in 2001, Johnson has also instructed classes of rural Kenyan pastors through the Kenya Missions Ministries.
For more information on Milligan College spiritual formation speakers, visitwww.milligan.edu/spiritual/schedule.