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Bishop Flanvis Josephus (Joey) Johnson, II, D.D

Founder and senior pastor of The House of the Lord Church, founded March 6, 1974.  The House of the Lord was founded with four members and has grown to a membership of over 7,000 and an average Sunday morning worship attendance of  750  in two services.  The church, which started in a modest home, is an 90,000 square foot church plant, built around a 2,000 seat worship center.  The church, along with East Akron Neighborhood Development Corporation and Paul Testa, also co-owns a 47,000 square foot strip mall, across the street from the church, which houses  retail space and 51 low-income, senior citizen apartments.  All of this sits on 22 acres of land.

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Has trained with and done some presenting at Meta-Church Cluster Consultations in Dayton and Cleveland under the auspices of Carl F. George.  Carl George is the former president of the Charles E. Fuller Institute of Evangelism & Church Growth.  Carl George is a well-known church consultant who has developed the Meta-Church Paradigm.

Done other training on the subject of  “Change and Paradigms for Change” with the Charles E. Fuller Institute of Evangelism & Church Growth.

Featured in the 1993 March issue of Shared Ministry (formerly MetaFacts), which was a monthly tape club that is published by the Charles E. Fuller Institute of Evangelism and Church Growth, a non-profit organization dedicated to equipping church leaders worldwide for more effective leadership.  There were more than 2,000 churches who subscribed to this club.

Founder, president, and instructor at Logos Bible Institute, which began in 1987.  Logos offers a certificate for six semesters of New Testament Survey, Old Testament Survey, and Systematic Theology, plus a few electives.

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The House of the Lord

1650 Diagonal Road

Akron, Ohio  44320


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