1.800.765.6955
  •   Shopping Bag
    My Cart (0)

    Close Recently added item(s)

    You have no items in your shopping bag.

  • 0 items
    in your bag

Beyond Defeat



SKU# 9780816364596

By James E. Johnson

ISBN: 9780816364596 | 288 pages | Pacific Press Publishing Association | Copyright 2018

$21.99
Paperback Book Purchase  
 

This product qualifies towards the free shipping offer.

View FileRead First Chapter

Quick Overview

The inspirational story of "Johnny" Johnson: an American patriot

Though he wore the uniform and defended his country abroad, at home Johnny faced the humiliation of segregation and bore the pain of Jim Crowism. Yet, while others cursed, Johnny prayed. And when others used the weapon of hate to keep him down, Johnny used the weapon of God’s Word and love to lift others up--even those who persecuted him.

James E. "Johnny" Johnson has led a remarkable life. His story of amazing deliverances from near-fatal accidents, miraculous healings, unwavering courage in the face of demoralizing racism, implausible witnessing encounters at the highest levels of government, incredible civil accomplishments, and trusted friendships with two of our nation’s most storied presidents, will hold you spellbound.

Beyond Defeat is a feel-good story that must be read, not once, but once a year! It proves that love is stronger than hate, and that nothing is impossible with God.

Beyond Defeat

Alternate Images

  • Beyond Defeat

The inspirational story of "Johnny" Johnson: an American patriot

Though he wore the uniform and defended his country abroad, at home Johnny faced the humiliation of segregation and bore the pain of Jim Crowism. Yet, while others cursed, Johnny prayed. And when others used the weapon of hate to keep him down, Johnny used the weapon of God’s Word and love to lift others up--even those who persecuted him.

James E. "Johnny" Johnson has led a remarkable life. His story of amazing deliverances from near-fatal accidents, miraculous healings, unwavering courage in the face of demoralizing racism, implausible witnessing encounters at the highest levels of government, incredible civil accomplishments, and trusted friendships with two of our nation’s most storied presidents, will hold you spellbound.

Beyond Defeat is a feel-good story that must be read, not once, but once a year! It proves that love is stronger than hate, and that nothing is impossible with God.

No Media Mail No
Author Display Line No
Discount 40
lcby PPPA
lcdate 2/8/2012 8:19:15 AM
Item Format Paperback Book
Item Format SPN No
Pages 288
Author James E. Johnson
Publisher Pacific Press Publishing Association
Language ENG
Book Group TRA
Title Alpha Beyond Defeat
Title Catalog Beyond Defeat
Catalog Name mens1
Author Code 1043
Endorsements No
Year Published 2018
Packet No
Packet size No
AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY:

James E. Johnson


Dr. James E. Johnson lives in Silver Spring, Maryland. He was born in Madison, Illinois on March 3, 1926, one of nine children. He attended public schools, and at the age of 18 enlisted in the Marine Corps, rising through the ranks to the grade of Chief Warrant Officer.

Dr. Johnson never forgot his father's advice on the importance of education. He received his Associate of Arts degree from Santa Ana College and his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from George Washington University. Today, he possesses eight degrees, plus seven honorary degrees. On June 1, 1973, Chapman College of Orange, California, honored James E. Johnson with the title "Doctor of Laws".

In August 1965, upon retiring from the Marine Corps after 21 years of service, Dr. Johnson joined the Prudential Life Insurance Company. During the first 2 1/2 months with the firm, he sold 1.5 million dollars of insurance.

In 1967 he was appointed by the Governor of California as the Director of the California State Department of Veterans Affairs. In 1969, President Nixon, in recognition of his performance in the California post, appointed Dr. Johnson as Vice-Chairman of the United States Civil Service Commission. The three-man body is responsible for the affairs of three million civil service employees scattered throughout the world.

In the spring of 1971, he was appointed by the President as the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Reserve Affairs). As the manpower and personnel policy administrator for the over two million men and women (uniformed, civilians, retirees, reservists, and dependents) of the Naval Service, he was one of the key members of the top-level Defense team working to ready a cost-effective, all-volunteer force--a mission requiring a fine sense of balance between goals and aspirations of servicemen and women as individuals, and the needs of the nation for an effective military force.

Dr. Johnson is married to the former Juanita V. Butler of Triangle, Virginia. They have four children and several grandchildren. The Johnsons lost their eldest son, Kenneth in 1972. Kenneth, a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps, died at the Bethesda Naval Hospital following surgery.

After forming a friendship with Paul Glenn of the Potomac ABC, Dr. and Mrs. Johnson became acquainted with Adventist teachings. Later, after relocating to Lake Havisu, Arizona, they studied the Bible with Pastor Martin Webber and joined the Adventist Church by profession of faith in 1998.

Appearing before a wide range of audiences with divergent interests, Dr. Johnson rarely departs from his central theme of love. Deeply religious and patriotic, he challenges his audiences to make a searching self-examination to avoid squandering time and energy on negativism, and to reinforce with dedication and humility the positive aspects of life. This outlook is reflected in his personal involvement with a variety of projects and organizations dedicated to the betterment of society, including Vice-President of the Boy Scouts of America, Chairman of the District of Columbia Health and Welfare Council, Board of Directors of the United Givers Fund, and association with the National Asthma Center.