Johnny Derouen

Associate Professor of Student Ministry and Chair of the Human Growth and Development Division


  • Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2005
  • M.R.E., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1993
  • B.S., McNeese State University, 1977


  • Minister to Youth, Travis Avenue Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas, 1995-2005.
  • Minister to Youth, Houston's First Baptist Church, Houston, Texas, 1984-95.
  • Minister to Youth, First Baptist Church, Muskogee, Okla., 1980-84.
  • Minister to Youth, Meadowbrook Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas, 1978-80.
  • Minister to Youth, Oak Park Methodist Church, Lake Charles, La., 1976-77.
  • Assistant to Minister of Activities, Trinity Baptist Church, Lake Charles, La., 1974-75.
  • Wrote and taught nationally distributed video series "The Leading Edge" for Youth Workers.
  • Led various state-wide, associational, and church-wide clinics for Youth Sunday school Workers, Church Training Worker, and Mission Tour Workers.
  • Led Metro Clinic in Tulsa, Okla., and Youth Minister's Labs at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
  • Led various national, state-wide and associational Youth Minister Clinics.
  • Helped found the Oklahoma Youth Minister's Association, Houston Area Youth Minister's Association and Something's Happening-Houston.
  • Written articles for several youth magazines and youth journals such as YOUTH LEADERSHIP, CELEBRATION MINUTE, Southern Baptist Sunday School Board, and Discipleship Training.
  • Worked on summer beach projects such as Campus Crusade for Christ in Panama City Beach, Fla., and Seaside, Ore.
  • Played the guitar and sang with the Christian singing group, "Fresh Air," 1976-77.
  • Led various retreats.
  • Served as chairperson for Metro Youth Minister's Association, 1989-90.
  • Seminar Leader at Teacher In-Service-Northbrook High, Spring Wood High, Northbrook Middle, Memorial High.
  • Speaker at various high schools/middle schools (assemblies, classes).


  • Christ, The Basis of Faith (NavPress, publisher 2008)
  • Teaching Ministry of the Church (B&H publisher, 2008) (contributer)
  • Accelerate (B&H Publishing 2013)


  • Memberships: AYME, NAPCE, Metro Youth Ministers’ Association, SWBTS President’s Club, McNeese State University Sapphire Club
  • Spouse: Ivette
  • Children: Joshua and Jonathan Tyler
  • Church Membership: Travis Avenue Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas
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