Sep. 27, 2020
Virginia Johnson specializes in math education, elementary curriculum and elementary instruction. A former elementary school teacher in Michigan, Pennsylvania and California, Johnson has presented teacher education workshops and courses for numerous organizations, including California Baptist University, University of California, Riverside and the Association of Christian Schools International. Johnson authored Hands-On Math, K-1 for Creative Teaching Press and the subsequent Standards-based edition with the same title. She also presented a number of papers for the American Educational Research Association. Johnson enjoys leading educational seminars and speaking at women’s retreats and has enjoyed ministering in the United States, Canada and South Africa.
Professor of Spirituality and Marriage and Family, Professor of Christian Ministry and Leadership, director of Talbot’s spiritual formation program, spiritual director, associate director of the Center for Spiritual Renewal, founder of Hilltop Renewal Center, B.A., California State University, Fullerton, M.A., Talbot School of Theology, M.A. in Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary, Ph.D. in Marital and Family Therapy, Fuller Theological Seminary, School of Psychology.
Judy TenElshof’s goal as the director of Talbot’s spiritual formation program is to have all Talbot students understand the nature, process and practices of spiritual growth and to have them experience deeper intimacy with God and others. Her expertise as a teacher and conference speaker is in helping individuals and families grow relationally, morally and spiritually.
Judy has established and directed counseling centers in churches and Christian schools and is founder of Hilltop Renewal Center for Christian leaders. She has co-edited Women and Men in Ministry, authored several journal articles, along with chapters in Foundations of Ministry: An Introduction to Christian Education for a New Generation; Short-Term Missions Boom: The Guide to International and Domestic Involvement; and the Christian Education Dictionary.