Guest Speaker – Rev Dr Deborah Johnson

Guest Speaker – Rev Dr Deborah Johnson

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July 2, 2017

Sunday, July 2nd
Guest Speaker at Both Services – Rev Dr Deborah Johnson
Begin With Yes

Too often we place Yes on the back end as our consent to the apparent known. Yes must be on the front end as our embrace of the revealing unknown.


Rev. Deborah L. Johnson is the founder of Inner Light Ministries celebrating 20 years, an omnifaith spiritual community in Santa Cruz California, dedicated to teaching the practical application of Universal Spiritual Principles, and a founding member the Agape International Spiritual Center with Rev Michael Bernard Beckwith celebrating 30 years. Rev Deborah is also the founder of The Motivational Institute, an organizational development consulting firm specializing in cultural diversity. She facilitated the name change visioning process for the United Church of Religious Science (UCRS) and the Integration Process of the merging of UCRS and Religious Science International (RSI).

More About Rev Dr. Deborah Johnson

She is the author of our July Book of the Month, The Sacred Yes.

A dynamic public speaker, she is known for her ability to inspire and to bring clarity to complex and emotionally charged issues. A staunch civil rights activist, Rev Deborah Johnson has two landmark cases in California – one setting precedence for the inclusion of sexual orientation in the state’s Civil Rights Bill in 1984, the successfully defending the constitutional challenge of California’s Domestic Partnership Bill in 2005. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta public service sorority, a Board member of The Pachamama Alliance, and an inductee into the Board of Preachers of Morehouse College’s Martin Luther King Jr Chapel honoring clergy for lifetime social justice work.

A former Real Estate Investment Manger for The Prudential Insurance Company, Rev Deborah is an instructor at several institutes of higher learning, including Holmes Institute. She holds a BA degree from USC in economics and political science, an MBA from UCLA in urban land economics and real estate finance, a Ministerial Degree from The Holmes Institute, and an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from the Agape University of Transpersonal Studies and Leadership. Rev Deborah is the author of The Sacred Yes and Your Deepest Intent from the Letters from the Infinite series.