G.L. Johnson Award 2018 – Powell Lemons

G.L. Johnson Award 2018 – Powell Lemons

Vanguard University, B.A. Religion (aka Southern California College, 1967

Fuller Theological Seminary, M.Div. Religion,,1972

American Baptist Theological Seminary of the West, Doctoral Studies, 1972-1977

Ministry History:

1964-1968 Youth Pastor, Glad Tidings, A/G

19691972, Assistant Pastor, Downey A/G

!972-1976, Pastor, Big Bear A/G

1976-2017, Pastor Bethel Christian Center, (aka, Bethel Temple), 41 Years

Assembly of God, Presbyter, 1986-2001, 15 Years

Served on many Boards, including Survivors, WWAM, FGBMF, Women Aglow, Connecting Ministries, AD Hoc Committee for Link Care Counseling Center

Leader Fresno Pastor’s Prayer 2010-2017

Mentor to Pastors

Teaching History:

California Theological Seminary,1986-1992

Patton College 1996-2000

Canyon Hills Bible College, 1995-2005

Southern California School of Ministry, A/G 2010–

Mission Ministry:

Missionary to the Philippine Islands, 1984-2018, 

42 Trips, Established 200+ churches by Crusades

Co-founded CMC (Church Multiplication Coalition) Philippine Islands

       Established 3500+ churches

       5000 Cooperating Pastors

Trained U.S. Pastors and Teams for Short Term Missions

I have been an avid sportsman all my life! The Dodgers, Rams, 49ers, Lakers, are favorite Teams. I played baseball all the way to College days when I stopped for ministry studies.