By NCN News Staff
HOUSTON, TX (May 3, 2013) - General Superintendent Stan A. Toler announced the election of Jeffrey T. Johnson this week as the new superintendent of the South Texas District. The election comes with the approval of the Board of General Superintendents and in consultation with the District Advisory Committee.
Elected on the 10th ballot, Johnson's assignment is effective May 26. He will replace Duane E. Srader, who is retiring.
Johnson is a fourth-generation district superintendent. His father, W. Talmadge Johnson, led three districts as superintendent and served as general superintendent from 2001 to 2005.
After serving at churches in Tennessee, Iowa, and Oklahoma, Jeffrey Johnson became senior pastor of Houston First Church of the Nazarene in 2000. He has also served as a member of the South Texas District Advisory Board and the Southern Nazarene University Board of Trustees.
Jeffrey Johnson graduated from Trevecca Nazarene University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts in religion and from Nazarene Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity in 1988. He completed his Doctor of Ministry at Asbury Theological Seminary in 2003. He is passionate for the unchurched, Work and Witness, and the Houston inner city. Jeffrey and Julie Johnson reside in Cypress, Texas.
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