About Jon


Striving to live a daring existence amidst the Absurdity of the Universe…


Jonathan Anderson is a graduate student earning his M.Ed. in Counseling and Human Development in Dec. 2017; he graduated from Johnson University in May of 2013 with a B.S. in Bible and Preaching/Church Leadership. In addition to earning his licensure in counseling, he aspires to one day earn an M.Div. from Christian Theological Seminary or Emmanuel Christian Seminary and become a therapist-minister.

He’s an advocate, “social justice warrior,” and supporter of prophetic justice in the face of all injustices and oppression, but especially for African Americans who face racial inequality.  He has been published on The Good Men Project and Symposium Square with works related to topics of feminism, racism, and racial issues.

Jonathan resides in Johnson City, TN with his wife, Emily.

About Me in My Own Words

Every day is another day I try to be Jonathan Anderson (nothing more and nothing less), to live and love authentically on this journey of discovering my true self, which is a journey of the heart. Kierkegaard once said, “Once you label me you negate me.” I’m not a label, but I find these useful about myself:

Progressive Christian contemplating joining the Disciples of Christ.
Leftist Libertarian.
Armchair Theologian.
Hack Philosopher.
Existential Realist.
Hopeful Universalist.
Recovering Shame-oholic with Shamefessionals.
Aspiring Therapist.

I am a person of WORTH created in the Image of God the Father, the Almighty, to live, to love, and to commune with fellow humankind and with the Blessed Trinity.




2 thoughts on “About Jon

  1. Jon, thanks for sharing the link with me. I’m proud to have had a small part in your education so far. Wherever your path leads, I hope you will leave a trail breadcrumbs back to where my path takes me.


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