Dr. Johnson was born in a small town in north Florida. After college and a brief baseball career, he moved to North Carolina to attend Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary where he graduated with a Master of Divinity in 2005. For seven years after seminary, he served as Associate Pastor of Family Life at Raiford Road Church in his hometown of Macclenny, FL. After a call from God to pursue post-graduate work, he completed the Ph.D. in Biblical Counseling from Southwestern Seminary in 2014, while serving in the Biblical Counseling department of the Terry School of Church and Family Ministries until coming to Midwestern Seminary in January 2019.
Johnson also serves as the Executive Director of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors, a national organization that certified biblical counselors to ensure doctrinal integrity and to promote excellence in biblical counseling. He is also the regular host of ACBC’s “Truth in Love” podcast.
Dr. Johnson is the proud husband of Summer and the father of six children, Easton, Titus, Will, Ellie, and twin girls Annadale and Caroline.