Photographer to share stories of hope

David Johnson MILLIGAN COLLEGE, TN (Nov. 1, 2012) — David Johnson, founder of Silent Images, will speak at Milligan College on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 11 a.m. in Milligan’s Mary B. Martin Auditorium located in Seeger Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

Silent Images is a nonprofit organization that provides photography and videography services to other nonprofit organizations seeking to tell stories of hope in the midst of persecution, poverty or oppression. These stories and images are used to educate people about global and domestic needs and empowering them to go, give and pray.

A former English teacher from Charlotte, N.C., Johnson is the president and founder of Silent Images. Through image and story, Johnson and his staff document the plight of people in places like Sudan, Darfur, Thailand, and Haiti, as well as the struggles of those closer to home in Charlotte.

In addition to his photography, Johnson has authored two books about Africa. He and his team from Silent Images also teach photography classes in North Carolina.

For more information about Johnson or Silent Images, visit www.silentimages.org. To learn more about spiritual formation events at Milligan, contact Campus Minister Brad Wallace at 423.461.8748.

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MILLIGAN COLLEGE is a Christian liberal arts college in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The college offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan College, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-447-5922.

Posted: November 1, 2012