David Johnson is a pastor, author, and speaker who served as Senior Pastor at Church of the Open Door in Minneapolis Minnesota for thirty-eight years. He is presently founder and Executive Director of Things That Remain, a non-profit ministry devoted to strengthening the soul of leaders to stay in it for the long haul.
David's deep commitment to Biblical integrity along with a capacity to communicate it clearly with an unvarnished style, has made him a sought-after speaker both nationally and internationally. He is the author of three books, The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse, Joy Comes in the Mourning, and Gasping for Breath.
Though living in Minneapolis since 1980, David and his wife Bonnie grew up in Chicago and remain ‘fully devoted followers’ of the Cubs, and da-Bears. David and Bonnie have four grown children, and ten fabulous grandchildren.