Rev. Davis Johnson is the Associate Pastor of youth and elder care ministries at Anniston First. Davis Johnson grew up in Franklin, Tennessee, outside of Nashville. Davis attended Birmingham-Southern College, where he studied Religion and Human Rights and Conflict Studies. Throughout his undergraduate studies, he worked in churches across the southeast in youth, poverty, and music ministries before applying to seminaries. Davis left Alabama for Atlanta, where he attended Candler School of Theology, part of Emory University. During his time in seminary, Davis worked as a chaplain in a women’s prison, studied at a seminary in South Africa, served as a part-time pastor at Anniston First. Davis’s academic career in seminary focused on developing conflict transformation skills, studying the intersection of the church and community development, and cultivating skills for religious education. Among other things, Davis enjoys cooking for friends, playing music, running, and cycling.

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