In October 2005, Jerry Johnston was to serve on the Board of Church Growth International (CGI) by renowned Christian leaders, including Dr. Yongi Cho, pastor of the world's largest church in Seoul, South Korea. CGI is committed to developing Christian ministry and churches around the globe.
Jerry Johnston is gifted with a strong faith and a love of teaching that allows him to share his faith with a wide variety of audiences. He began preaching in 1974 and since then has spoken in over 1,200 churches and 2,500 school campuses throughout the world. Jerry Johnston has worked with organizations of all kinds, including educational, corporate, governmental, association, not-for-profit, and religious organizations throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. He captivates youth and adult audiences alike with his passion for Christ and is in-demand as a motivational speaker and evangelist.
Dr. Jerry Johnston has appeared on major TV shows across North America, including hosting the 100 Huntley Street TV Show based in Toronto airing daily on the Global Television network with one million viewers per week. He has interviewed influential Christian leaders such as Rick Warren, Dr. David Jeremiah, Dr. John Hagee, Philip Yancey, and quarterback Jim Kelly. He has also worked as a producer for Word Publishing, creating videos that have been distributed to thousands of churches.
Dr. Jerry Johnston currently lives with his wife, Cristie Jo Johnston, a teacher of God’s word who was asked to speak at the National Day of Prayer in Washington by Shirley Dobson. Together they work to raise funds with evangelicals as well as donors of other denominations all throughout the United States and Canada. They are at present working on a documentary about the recent dramatic increase in those without a religious affiliation.
Christians & Demons is an overview of Scripture that accurately describes the work of demons in our world. How do demons ensnare the lives of believers? Is it possible for a Christian to be demon possessed? And, what exactly is the meaning of being demonized according to the Bible? Dr. Jerry Johnston helps you navigate biblical truth and gives you the straight facts.
Why Suicide? is the first book of its kind on suicide. Why Suicide? communicates with powerful simplicity on this controversial topic. Why Suicide? is a penetrating exposé of teenage culture in the U.S. Why Suicide? zeroes in on the fatal factors behind the suicide epidemic. Why Suicide? leaves the reader informed, not confused. Why Suicide? is must reading for teenagers, parents, and educators.
Jerry wrote this book, uniquely, for young people. In addition to special information arming youth on how to intervene in the life of a depressed or suicidal friend, a special section is devoted to cyberbullying in memory of Amanda Todd, 15, whose You Tube video prior to her death by suicide has been viewed over 13 million times.
As one of America’s leading authorities on youth culture, Johnston receives thousands of letters each year. Johnston believes that parents need to understand the world their teenagers live in–and that we begin listening to the cries for help from what may become a lost generation. Topics cover suicide, AIDS, the occult, and more.
Jerry update of his earlier book, Why Suicide, with this highly regarded new edition on the growing epidemic of suicide. Statistically updated, and much more in depth, Jerry reflects on his extensive expertise and activity with both mental health professionals and spiritual leaders as well as far too many families that have been devastated by suicide.
The Last Days of Planet Earth is written for everyday people who want to grasp the significance of these times without getting lost in a sea of abstract words and concepts.
What does tomorrow hold? For centuries, men sought answers to that question. Does the future hold unimaginable horrors or some sort of utopia, a paradise on earth. Discover, in the pages of The Thrilling Prophecies of Mr. Z and Jesus, God’s true vision of the future, when the Lord’s judgment leads to terrible suffering to the earth and His mercy and love bring about a paradise beyond human imagination. In these pages, Bible teacher and Pastor Jerry Johnston exposes Zechariah as anything but an irrelevant artifact of a bygone age. Instead, he demonstrates that the message of Zechariah is a message for our own world, a message of hope and assurance, looking forward to a day when “every knee will bow and every tongue confess” the name of the Holy One of Israel.
Going all the Way, with alarming and authentic detail Going all the Way informs parents and educators of the real world of teens and sex. This hard-hitting book is both a devastating expose of the low ebb of teenage sexual morality and a signpost pointing the way back from the “sexual revolution.” This book defies precedents and traditions when it comes to revealing what is actually going on with sex and teens and what the true consequences are.
From obscure ritual to headline grabber, the practice of Satanism is not rising- it’s sweeping the nation! Now nationally acclaimed youth expert jerry Johnston uncovers and documents the most bizarre, twisted subculture of our day. Ritualistic abuse and sacrifice. How young people fall prey and are blatantly recruited. The warning signs of the occult. What parents can do to protect their kids. Researched by a man who dug for the story, this is the accurate, terrifying account of what he saw taking place…at the edge of evil.
Do you want to be successful? A Leader? A person leaving a legacy of achievement in your wake? Most of us do, and most of us would not think to look in the pages of Daniel to find guidance in these areas. Daniel, after all, wrote his book over 2,500 years ago. He was a slave and an exile from his homeland. In these chapters you will discover not only the absolute reliability of Daniel’s words but also discover that this book is the perfect place to find the true secrets of success.
Will your teenager have the courage to say “no” to alcohol, or will he or she become one of the millions of teenage alcoholics, or worse, one of the 24,000 alcohol-related traffic deaths this year?Jerry Johnston has a game plan to help young people and their parents make the right decisions. In It’s Killing Our Kids he provides both a graphic account of the trauma caused by alcohol abuse and a clear handbook that shows how to stem this national affliction. Full of practical suggestions and guidelines, hard-hitting facts, and several self-tests, It’s Killing Our Kids is a resource you and your family can’t afford to be without.
Derived from over 35 years of both preparing over 1,000 different sermons and speaking thousands of times, Jerry gives the practical “how-to’s” of becoming both an effective speaker and presenter and learning how to captivate the attention of an audience and reach a defined demographic. Regrettably, the skill of substantive preaching and teaching is a lost art in our age.
Parents who feel out of touch with their kids–and the crazy world in which their kids live!-are searching for a way to reconnect, to understand. This book provides strategies and skills training for those eager to communicate with their children.
George Barna reported, “Less than one out of every ten believers now possess a Biblical worldview as the basis for his or her decision making or their behavior.” When given 13 basic teachings from the Bible only 1% of adults believers firmly embraced all 13 as being biblical perspectives. We have a crisis of crisis of Biblical illiteracy. Jerry will help you overcome that problem by learning the 12 most important core Bible doctrines in this special notebook that contains all his manuscript sermons.
The teenage years do not have to be so hard for parents! Jerry Johnston wants you to experience the joy that comes from being your teenager’s best friend. A gifted communicator with a passion for teens, Johnston understands the special challenges parents of teens face. And he has developed proven strategies for overcoming those challenges.