The faculty of Johnson University participate in many activities beyond their normal teaching responsibilities, including writing, speaking, presenting at academic meetings, mission trips, and community involvement. Occasionally, we will publish updates on these activities. The list below describes some faculty activities in September 2014.
On September 28, Dr. Carl Bridges (Professor of New Testament, TN) preached at Cornerstone Christian Church in Knoxville on "Job: Coming Back from Tragedy."
Dr. Trevor Egli (Assistant Professor in Sport and Fitness Leadership, TN) recently received a new certification relevant to sport psychology, his primary field of study. He is now recognized as a “certified consultant” through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, which provides the credentials of “CC-AASP.” This process entails taking courses in exercise science, psychology, and counseling, while also accumulating a minimum of 400 hours of mentored experience. The mentored experiences entail performance consulting with both teams and individuals under the supervision of a certified consultant (CC-AASP).
Dr. Rafael Rodríguez (Professor of New Testament, TN) participated on a panel and gave a long paper at the 2014 meeting of the British New Testament Society, which met in Manchester, UK, from September 4 to 6. The panel, part of the Jesus seminar, was entitled, “‘Orality and the Gospels’: A Discussion with Eric Eve and Rafael Rodríguez.” The long paper, entitled “Oral Tradition and the New Testament: Reconfiguring the Question,” was presented in the Social World of the New Testament seminar. Both papers highlighted his book Oral Tradition and the New Testament: A Guide for the Perplexed (Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2014).
On September 13, Dr. Garry Rollins (Director of the Management of Nonprofit Organizations, TN) and Dr. Kenneth Woodhull (Professor of Intercultural Studies and Urban Alliance Director, TN) facilitated a nonprofit board retreat in Knoxville for the disABILITY Resource Center. The topic was “Trends and Best Practices for Nonprofit Boards.”
On August 28, Ms. Elizabeth Woodson (Lecturer in Finance, TN) conducted a workshop entitled “New Revenue Recognition Rules” for the Tennessee Association of Accountants in Knoxville, TN. On September 1, she led a workshop entitled “Not for Profit Form 990” for the American Institute of CPAs in Brentwood, TN. On September 10, she conducted a workshop entitled “Not for Profit from Start to Finish” for the American Institute of CPAs in Mobile, AL.