Praying Boldly – Coronavirus 2020

Praying Boldly – Coronavirus 2020 Why the seeming reluctance to pray more boldly? O God, stop the spreading of COVID-19!   Written on the Eve of the World Day of Prayer – March 29  Darrell W. Johnson During the past days and weeks, many believers (and many not-yet believers!) have been praying over the alarming, […]

What would I preach in light of COVID-19

I have been asked by various preachers, what I would preach in light of what governments worldwide have been doing to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Here are my thoughts (as of March 13th). A) I would work from Romans 8:18-39. This has been a “go-to” text for me at other times of uncertainty […]

A Christmas Message

I thought I would share two sermons, one from Christmas Eve and one from Christmas Day, this Christmas season as an encouragement to all of you who will be preaching on that ‘Holy Night.’ Bless you in the name of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ as we celebrate His birth. Merry Christmas! Darrell  

2019 Hong Kong Bible Conference Reflections

Thank you to everyone who supported me in prayer as I spoke at the 91st Hong Kong Bible Conference in August. Here are my reflections about the conference which First Baptist Church graciously recorded. Keep praying for Hong Kong! Bless you all.

Flashback Fridays

Flashback Fridays…is it Friday already? In everything give thanks? Is this really possible? This week, in the final part of the mini-series entitled “Grace That Grows,” we will hear why Paul gives us this exhortation and how we too, like Paul, can live lives of Gratitude! IN Christ, Darrell

Flashback Fridays

Flashback Fridays are back! You’ve heard it said, Christians are on trial before the world…but is this really the case? Just who exactly, is on “trial?” Praying you’ve all had a blessed week, full of Jesus’ love and grace. IN Christ, Darrell  

Flashback Fridays

The second instalment of Flashback Fridays! My “first official” sermon (after candidating) at Glendale Presbyterian Church in 1993. The next 2 weeks–double-header next week–are all about “worship.” IN Christ, Darrell

Flashback Fridays

26 years ago, I was called to serve Glendale Presbyterian Church in California–to preach the Good News of Jesus Christ. Every week, the church would record the service on cassette tapes, copies of which I have kept all these years. Well, since they are now in the process of being digitized, I thought I would […]

Regent Bookstore Book Launch – The Tale of Two Trees

As many of you already know, I have a new book out on Genesis 1-11. Tomorrow, I will be at Regent College, 7:00-8:45pm, “launching” the book with a public lecture entitled The Tale of Two Trees: At the Heart of the Story That Makes Sense of Our Stories.” For those of you who will be […]

Thank you Worship Central!

What a privilege and pleasure it was to open up the Word with you all at Worship Central 2019. Thank you music teams, leaders, singers, all the volunteers, Worship Central staff…everyone present, for helping usher me into the worship of the “little lamb” in the middle of the One seated on the Throne– worship that […]