Jerry A. Johnson, Ph.D.


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Dr. Jerry A. Johnson is President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB).  Located in Washington, D.C., NRB is an international association of Christian communicators whose member organizations reach millions of viewers, listeners, and readers worldwide.

The mission of the NRB is to advance biblical truth, promote media excellence, and defend free speech.

Dr. Johnson previously served as President of Criswell College in Dallas, Texas.

He is a graduate of Criswell College, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies. He received a Master of Arts in Historical and Theological Studies from Denver Seminary in Denver, Colorado, and a Ph.D. in Christian Ethics from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Johnson also studied at Oxford University in England.

Previously, Dr. Johnson served in the senior administration and faculty at Southern Seminary and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri.

Associated with Southern Seminary in various roles for 14 years, Dr. Johnson was Dean of Boyce College, served on the seminary's executive cabinet, was Assistant Director of Development, a Trustee, and Board Chairman for two years.

Dr. Johnson also served as Vice President for Academic Development, Dean of the Faculty, and Professor of Ethics and Theology at Midwestern Seminary.

He has written and delivered numerous theological position papers, and published various articles, editorials, and studies.

He currently serves on the board of NRBTV.

He is married to Rhonda and they have two children.

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