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John Johnson

John Johnson is associate professor of pastoral theology at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. Previously, he served as lead pastor at Village Church in Portland. He has over three decades of experience leading churches in the United States and the Netherlands, and has worked with leaders in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. He has a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary.

John is the author of Life Under an Open Heaven as well as Missing Voices: Learning to Lead Beyond Our Horizons and has written journal articles for Bibliotheca Sacra, Trinity Journal, Resonance, and Didaktikos. He writes a weekly blog (