Pastor Lekevie C. Johnson, Sr.
A native Mississippian and a former United States Marine who served a six-year term. The son of a preacher who grew up in the church has had the privilege of serving in many capacities in the church such as percussionist, head of security and hospitality, as well as being appointed to Eldership. He preached his first message in 1998 titled, “Stay Focus”. He was later called to Pastor Restoration Life Ministries in Cleveland, MS in July 2002 and served as the shepherd there until March 2009. Pastor Johnson had the privilege of recording and singing with his father, the Late Rev. Lloyd Johnson in a Gospel Quartet Group of Mississippi.
He served as a member of the Mid-South Delta Leaders Tri-State Leadership Program at Delta State University in Cleveland, MS and is currently enrolled in Liberty University. Pastor Johnson was called to Pastor, Jericho Missionary Baptist Church in Urbana, IL in February 2009 where he considers it a divine privilege to be able to be a leader to God’s people. His compassion and love for God’s people inspires him to excel in the teaching and preaching of God’s Word. He cherishes the opportunity and exposure given to be a servant in the church. Pastor Johnson is the proud husband of Lady Rochelle P. Johnson and the father of Lekevie Jr., Kaleb, and Kennedy Johnson in which he adores.
7:00 p.m. Walking through the Word Bible Study