Wesley Johnson
Spiritual Formation

Wes serves as Executive Director of the Awakenings Prayer Institute, a two-year learning community dedicated to equipping contemplative activators. Wes has served as a pastor in the Baptist General Conference since 1984 and as pastor of Bethel Baptist Church in Everett, Washington since 1993. He has taught the principles of spiritual formation to lay and pastoral leaders in Focusing Leaders Networks, the Columbia Center for Leadership Formation, the Cascade Lead Team, the Columbia Baptist Conference Contemplative Prayer Retreat, and at the Summit School of Ministry in Bellingham, Washington.


  • DMin, Bakke Graduate University

  • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary

  • BA, Seattle Pacific University