DARRELL JOHNSON has been preaching the Gospel since 1970 and is known as a lover of Jesus and His Good News. A renowned author and respected theologian, Darrell has taught preaching for Fuller Theological Seminary, Carey Theological College, and Regent College where he currently is a Teaching Fellow.  He has also served congregations in California, the Philippines, and most recently, the historic First Baptist Church in the heart of Vancouver.  In addition to writing a major work on preaching, “The Glory of Preaching,” many of his sermon series have been published in book form, most recently, "The Story that Makes Sense of Our Stories: Genesis 1:11."  Darrell and his wife Sharon will be celebrating their 47th anniversary this year.  Together they have raised four children, adopted from four different countries of the world, and now enjoy loving eleven active grandchildren!