The application period for the upcoming 2017-18 Fellows Program is closed.
C.S. Lewis Institute - Chicago
1327 Brown St. #604
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Attn: Karl "kj" Johnson
Phone: 312-543-3222 / Fax: N/A
The C.S. Lewis Institute in Chicago is devoted to developing disciples who can articulate, defend and live faith in Christ in public and personal life. We are an extension of the C.S. Lewis Institute in Washington D.C., which began in 1976 and stresses discipleship of mind and heart. The Institute works in partnership with local churches and ministries to help believers glorify God by becoming mature disciples of Jesus Christ who impact the spheres of influence to which God has called them. This discipleship occurs through:
The C.S. Lewis Institute in Chicago seeks like-minded and like-hearted men and women called to participate in and support its activities and Fellows Program. If you feel called to be a part of this discipleship movement, please contact us using the information below.
Karl "KJ" Johnson, Lt.Col., USMC (Ret.) is the Director of the C.S. Lewis Institute in Chicago and oversees programs that foster the discipleship of heart and mind. He's a C.S. Lewis Fellow and holds a Masters in Military Studies (Marine Corps University) and two Masters of Arts from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Philosophy of Religion and Systematic Theology). KJ retired after 20 years in the Marine Corps where he served as a helicopter pilot, weapons and tactics instructor and operations officer. He’s a veteran of numerous deployments as well as multiple humanitarian assistance/ disaster relief missions—most notably Operation Unified Assistance (2004 tsunami) where he served as the Air Mission Commander for former Presidents George H.W. Bush and William J. Clinton. KJ is married to Nidia and they have two daughters, Selena and Sara.
Read kj's article, "Discipleship: It Starts with You," from our teaching quarterly, Knowing & Doing.
Karl ("kj") Johnson