Dr. Shane L. Johnson - Ashland Theological Seminary

Dr. Shane L. Johnson

Dr. Shane L. Johnson

Adjunct Instructor

Email: sjohnson@ashland.edu

Ministry contexts

Licensed (1984) and ordained (1987) with the Assemblies of God

Pastor since 1984, 6 churches- New Philadelphia, Bluffton, New Lebanon, Massillon, Hartville, and McDonald, all in Ohio

I have taught for the following accredited institutions-

  • Agora College- Academic Dean
  • Ashland Theological Seminary- adjunct at the Master’s and Doctoral levels, Doctoral Advisor
  • Asia Theological Centre, Singapore- guest faculty
  • Carolina College of Biblical Studies- online faculty
  • Columbia International University- online faculty
  • Global University- doctoral faculty mentor
  • Grace Christian University- online faculty
  • Indiana Wesleyan University- onsite and online faculty
  • Lee University- online faculty
  • Malone University- onsite and online faculty, BA and MA levels
  • New Hope Christian College- online faculty
  • Ohio Christian University- onsite and online faculty
  • Southeastern University- onsite and online faculty

Provided pastoral counseling to clergy at EMERGE Ministries in Akron, OH, 2000-2010- 7,000 documented pastoral care conversations

Former law enforcement chaplain in Montgomery County, OH

Former nursing care facility chaplain, New Lebanon, OH

Currently writing a book dealing with biblical ethics and the Christian leader

Degrees and training

BA, Pastoral Ministries, Southeastern University, 1984

MDiv, Ashland Theological Seminary, 1997

DMin, Ashland Theological Seminary, 2003

Areas of interest in ministry and academics

Leadership, Bible, practical ministry, ethics, theology, homiletics, hermeneutics, communication, history, current events, geopolitics,


Married to wife Kathy (an RN) since 6/20/84

Children- Nathan (wife Lauren), Seth, Olivia (husband Justin) and Micah (wife Katelyn)

Grandchildren- Piercen, Raegan, Luke

Hobbies- cooking, photography, the shooting sports, the outdoors, fly-fishing, reading, exercise, travel

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