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Washington Johnson II currently serves as assistant director of Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries at the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Columbia, Maryland. Johnson is an ordained Seventh-day Adventist minister, former Editor-in-Chief of Message Magazine, an advisor in the Doctor of Ministry program at Andrews University Theological Seminary, and a church historian. His pastoral ministry has spanned throughout the South Central and Northern California Conferences of Seventh-day Adventists, where he acquired extensive leadership experience, including active involvement in community, civic, and religious affairs.
Additionally, as a Chaplain in the United States Navy Reserve he holds the rank of Commander, and is currently assigned as a staff Chaplain at United States Northern Command, Colorado Springs, Colorado. He is an alumnus of Oakwood University, Andrews University Theological Seminary, and Reformed Theological Seminary, receiving a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Divinity, and Doctor of Ministry degrees, respectively. He is married to Joyce Johnson, Ph.D; they have one son Washington Johnson III, a student at Oakwood University. His favorite scriptural passage is: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13).