Pastor T.C. Johnson is the son of Helen Fuller and the late L.C.
Johnson. He is also the grandson of the late Joe Cephas and Mary
Fuller. He was born and reared in rural Pike County, Alabama, where
he attended public school and is a 1971 graduate of Goshen High
School. He is married to the former Essie Richardson and they are
blessed with three sons, Tremayne, Reginald and Keane.
Pastor Johnson joined the U.S. Army in 1972 and served his country
for over 21 years. During his military career, he received numerous
recommendations, awards and decorations, which include: seven Good
Conduct Medals, the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Commendation
Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the German Army Missile Award,
and Instructor of the Year Award. His distinguished service record
was acknowledged when he was awarded the distinguished "Legion
of Merit." He was also inducted into the Historical and Prestigious
Sergeant Morale's Leadership Club with lifetime membership.
Pastor Johnson is a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants
Major Academy and Command Sergeants Majors Course at Ft. Bliss,
Texas; Distinguished Graduate of the United States Army Missile
and Munitions Center Leadership Course at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama;
graduate, Cross Cultural Communication Courses at Fort Walton Beach,
FL, Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio; graduate, Seventh
Armored Infantry School at Bad Tolz, Germany; qualified, "Air
Assault at the One Hundred and First Airborne," Air Assault
Division, Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. Pastor Johnson retired active
duty on July 1, 1994, as the Command Sergeant Major of the 87th
Corps Support Battalion, 24th Infantry Mechanized Division, Ft.
Pastor Johnson's civilian education includes: Courses of study
in Ancient History and Bible Literature at Maryland University in
Europe; Philosophy and Music at St. Leo College; Psychology, Social
Problems at Hopkinsville College; and Sociology at Hartfort College.
He is a former student of Theology at the Huntsville Baptist Institute
and a graduate of Athens State College receiving a Bachelor of Science
degree in Liberal Arts with an emphasis on Religion.
Pastor Johnson is a candidate for a Master of Divinity degree in
Theology from Beeson Divinity School - Samford University in Birmingham,
Alabama. Pastor Johnson has served as the leader of the St. Luke
Missionary Baptist Church - "At Calvary Ministries" for
the past 18 years. Under the Hand of God through the leadership
of Pastor Johnson, the church has witnessed the most progressive
increase in the history of its existence.