Pastor John T. Boston, II is a native of South Florida. He has swam with humpback whales in the South Pacific and journeyed with wild cheetahs on the hunt in East Africa, but his greatest joy comes from sharing a message of hope found only in Jesus Christ and His soon return. John has ministered in six continents and 42 countries while serving the Seventh-day Adventist faith community in the local church as pastor and as a conference departmental director. He has also served his community as a chaplain for the Columbus Division of Police, faith leader for President Barack Obama’s mentor initiative, My Brother’s Keeper, and a host of high impact community boards. He has been guest speaker at Colleges, Universities, HOPE Channel, the Trinity Broadcasting Network and many notable conferences and events around the world. In 2017 John was selected as a member of the 87th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference. This is the only outreach effort of the United States Department of Defense operated from the Pentagon. Pastor Boston has also traveled to the Syrian border to help assess and identify opportunities to support the largest humanitarian crisis in the last 50 years.
Most recently, John served as School Evangelist for the North New South Wales, Australia. In this role he supported the alignment of Seventh-day Adventist churches and schools while providing critical follow up support for decisions made by teens at conference events. During his time in Australia he helped lead the North New South Wales Conference in the highest number of baptisms in 39 years.
In June 2019, John was appointed as the Associate Director for Evangelism for the North American Division Evangelism Institute at Andrews University. He is responsible for the field schools and public evangelism education of the Adventist Theological Seminary students across the United States, Canada, Bermuda, Guam and Micronesia.
Pastor Boston is an alumnus of Oakwood University, B.A. Ministerial Theology and he holds a Master of Arts in Peace and Social Justice with an emphasis in Interfaith Action from Claremont Lincoln University. He is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Missiology program at Andrews University.
He and his wife Karla have one miracle child, Riley Madison of the YouTube series, The Adventures of Riley Madison.