Face of Forgiveness seeks to raise the awareness about victimization and the power of forgiveness while living with a disability.
Face of Forgiveness Objectives:
To facilitate interactive motivational seminars/workshops, transcending generational barriers, social and cultural differences. Attendees will learn key steps of forgiveness, how the power of forgiveness enables individuals to be triumphant over tragedy. Disabilities do not have to dictate the success of one‘s life.
Dr. Johannes J. Christian was the founding Pastor of The Adoration and
Peace Baptist Church in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Christian now Pastor
Emeritus of Adoration and Peace Baptist Church and CEO of Face of
Forgiveness LLC.The Face of Forgiveness LLC derived from the ministry of
the Adoration and Peace Baptist Church, Anti-bullying and Non-violent ministry.
Rev. Dr. Johannes Christian who was severely injured in a rock throwing
incident by a troubled youth, has developed a tenacity and passion to
nullify bullying behaviors in our communities with the emphasis focused
on the youth. Through Dr. Christian's personal conviction to forgive,
the anti-bullying program has gained much momentum and forgiveness is
it's central focus.
Christian and the Adoration and Peace Baptist Church have been
presenting seminars and workshops in schools, recreation centers, summer
camps, and church youth programs, prisons and juvenile detention
facilities since 2008.
of Forgiveness has been engaged in a collaborative effort with
prevention specialists of area mental health agencies affiliated with
the Franklin County ADAHM Board (network) since it's conception. Our
mission is to improve the quality of people's lives through our
"Bullying Prevention" seminars.
Face of Forgiveness; Bullying Prevention "Walk-a-thon and Rally" the
first of which was held on Sept. 11, 2011, helps us to raise awareness,
support and funding for this mission. We believe that all children
should be safe and treated with dignity and respect. This goal is
achievable with the elimination of bullying and violent acts.
Christian is heard on Blogtalk Radio.com Show: Forgiveness radio
Changing the World. Dr. Christian received his Doctor of Ministry in
1995 from United Theological Seminary, Dayton, Ohio. He has been an
instructor for the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, New Orleans,
in the School of Ministry, since its inception. He is widely known for
his Christian Afrocentric workshops and lectures depicting the
Afrocentric presence in the Bible.
Christian participated in the National Leadership Summit, Columbus,
Ohio as a panelist with Dr. Cain Hope Felder, Dr. Gilcrest Adam and
Archbishop Father Joe Stallings.
Dr. Christian has been a contributing writer for the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, School of Ministry Syllabus Booklet.
He was the Social Gospel Columnist for The Rejoice Paper, Columbus, Ohio.
You can get in touch with Dr. Johannes J. Christian at 614-253-7385 for public appearances.