Rev. Randall S. Johnson
The Rev. Randall S. “Randy” Johnson is vice president in the Southeast Zone for the Christian Church Foundation, one of the general ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The Southeast Zone includes the states of North and South Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Florida and the District of Columbia.
As vice president, he is responsible for working with individual members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) as they explore ways to share their accumulated resources with their favorite Disciples-related causes. He also assists congregations, regions and church-affiliated organizations in the establishment of endowment policies and the management of endowment funds. He has received both the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy and Certified Fund Raising Executive designations after completing courses of study.
An Ohio native, Randy received his bachelor’s degree in religion from Grove City College in Pennsylvania in 1978 and his Master of Divinity degree from Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University, in 1981.
Before joining the Foundation staff in 2001, Randy was senior minister of Southport Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Indianapolis, IN, for nearly seven years. Before that, he was pastor of Boardman Christian Church, Youngstown, OH, for eleven years. He also served as associate pastor of Central Christian Church in Warren, OH.
His wife, Sandy Johnson, is an occupational therapy assistant and works in an extended care rehabilitation facility. They have three children.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (800) 668-8016. He's also on Facebook.
Here's Randy's view on how a congregation's vision and dream of ministry can inspire major and end-of-life gifts that will benefit the congregation's continuing witness: