Dr. Jerry Johnson, Host
Dr. Jerry A. Johnson was elected the sixth President of Criswell College on December 5, 2003. He was graduated from Criswell College in 1986, receiving the Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies degree. In 1997, he received a Master of Arts in Historical and Theological Studies from Conservative Baptist Seminary in Denver, Colorado, and in 2003, he received his Ph.D. in Christian Ethics from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
In addition to his academic training, Dr. Johnson served as a trustee of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary from 1989-1998, and was Chairman of the Board of Trustees from 1996-1998. From 1998-2001, he served on the seminary staff as Assistant Director of Development. In 2001, he became an Instructor at Boyce College where he was later appointed Dean and Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics. From 1982- 2003, Dr. Johnson also served as pastor of churches in Texas and Colorado and interim pastor of churches in Kentucky and Indiana.
Penna Dexter, Co-host
Penna Dexter joined “Jerry Johnson Live” in 2006. Formerly, she was a co-host on the program “Point of View” for almost eight years. Penna is a wife and mother of three children, active in her community and in the Southern Baptist Convention.