Jeremiah Johnston

Jeremiah J. Johnston, PhD, MA, MDiv, BA, is a New Testament scholar, pastor, author, nationally syndicated radio host, Bible teacher, and apologist, and he ministers internationally as president of Christian Thinkers Society. Jeremiah loves the local church and also serves as pastor of apologetics and cultural engagement at Prestonwood Baptist Church and Dean of Spiritual Development at Prestonwood Christian Academy. Jeremiah’s passion is working with churches and pastors in equipping Christians to give intellectually informed reasons for what they believe. Driven by the Great Commandment, Jeremiah’s calling and the mission of Christian Thinkers Society is to equip Christians to love God with all their hearts and minds.

Jeremiah has distinguished himself speaking in churches of all denominations, and authored articles in both popular magazines and scholarly books, journals, and media programs. As a theologian who has the unique ability to connect with people of all ages, and as a culture expert, he has been interviewed numerous times, reviewed, and contributed articles across a spectrum of national shows, including: Fox News, Publishers Weekly, CNN, CBS This Morning, Vanity Fair, Premier Christianity magazine and Premier radio, RELEVANT magazine, DECISION magazine, the Christian Post, the Moody Radio Network, and the Salem Radio Network.

As a New Testament scholar, Johnston has published with Oxford University Press, E. J. Brill, Bloomsbury T & T Clark, Macmillan, and Mohr Siebeck. He completed his doctoral residency in Oxford in collaboration with Oxford Centre for Missions Studies and received his PhD from Middlesex University (UK). He has also earned advanced degrees in theology from Acadia University and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jeremiah is married to Audrey, and they are parents to five children—Lily Faith, Justin, and the triplets: Abel, Ryder, and Jaxson!

Episodes appearing in

Waiting on God...when you're in it, it stinks. Jeremiah Johnston believes in the power of waiting and shares why! View Show Notes →
Could your child be doubting God? Jeremiah Johnston urges us to tackle doubts head-on, welcoming curiosity. He offers busy parents advice on teaching kids transformative love. View Show Notes →
Feeling lost? Doubting God? Jeremiah Johnston digs into archaeology and texts to critically examine proof that Jesus rose from the dead--and how the answer rocks our world. View Show Notes →
Struggle to say no? Accepting limitations? Insights from David & Meg Robbins, Shelby Abbott, Brant Hansen, Jeremiah Johnston, Lysa TerKeurst, Heather Holleman as they learn to navigate life's chaos. View Show Notes →
How do you cope with debilitating anxiety? Author and scholar Jeremiah Johnston unpacks his story, and realizations that have gradually brought healing. View Show Notes →
Dr. Jeremiah Johnston reveals research on the devices and social media our kids live on. What do we need to know? How can we manage both in holy ways? View Show Notes →
What's Jesus' resurrection have to do with life right here, right now? Apologist Dr. Jeremiah Johnston makes his case: Resurrection changes everything. View Show Notes →
Does actual proof of Jesus' resurrection exist? Acclaimed apologist & scholar Dr. Jeremiah Johnston has found the body of proof overwhelming. View Show Notes →
Wondering how to find peace for real? Scholar and author Jeremiah Johnston shells out practical ways to choose and implement the shalom you crave. View Show Notes →
Hungering for peace from God with no idea how to get there? Scholar and author Jeremiah Johnston points the way to uncovering shalom in every area of life. View Show Notes →