Dr. Beverly Johnson-Miller

Professor of Transformative Education and Aging


  • Religious and Spiritual Transformation
  • Conversational Pedagogy
  • Transformational Teaching
  • History and Philosophy of Christian Education


  • Ph.D. The Claremont School of Theology - Theology and Personality: Education
  • M.A., Wheaton Graduate School, 1983 - Educational Ministry
  • B.A., Southern California College (Vangard University), 1979 - Religion: Biblical Studies

Dr. Beverly Johnson-Miller is professor of Transformative Education and Aging in the School of Practical Theology. Bev’s passion for revitalizing the educational-discipleship ministry of the church provides the driving force for her scholarschip and teaching on the history of Christian education, the dynamics of Christian, religious, and spiritual formation and transformation, and conversational pedagogy. In response to the aging revolution in the church and society, Bev developed a certificate program in Older Adult Ministry (fall 2009), and an M.A. degree program in Aging and Spirituality (fall 2011). Bev is serving as co-vice chair of a Luce funded research project housed in the Center for the Study of Christian Revitalization at Asbury Seminary (2009-2011). Along with active involvement in her adult Sunday School class, Bev serves on the advisory board for the Christian Education Journal, and leads workshops on transformational teaching and spiritual direction.

Bev and her husband, Edmund (Moe) Miller, Jr., have two daughters.

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