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Catch Pastor Curtis Sundays from 7am-1pm and weekdays from 5-6am.
Pastor Curtis L. Johnson, a native of Greenville, South Carolina, was born to Deacon William & Sadie Johnson. He is a graduate of J.L. Mann High School. After graduation, he joined the United States Air Force where he served for four years. While in the Air Force, Pastor Johnson felt the call to come home to help his grandfather, the Rev. A. B. Sherman, build Valley Brook Outreach Baptist Church.
Pastor Johnson preached his initial sermon in August of 1990 and became the Senior Pastor of Valley Brook Outreach Baptist Church in May of 1993.
Over the years, he has organized Kingdom Builders Pastors Fellowship for the purpose of fostering strong relationships among pastors. Additionally, he organized the African-American and Latino/Hispanic Roundtable consisting of leaders in both the respective minority communities.
In a continued effort to build, Pastor Johnson is the Founder of the MLK Dream Weekend– a community-wide celebration of events representing Dr. Martin Luther King's theme's of diversity and empowerment for the Greenville area. (Thanks to the entire Upstate community for your incredible support!)
Furthering his service to the community, Pastor Johnson is the Gospel Director with the #1 rated radio show the Upstate on the #1 station in the nation, 107.3 JAMZ. His shows are broadcast Sundays, 7am-1pm and Monday – Friday, 4am-6am, where his nuggets of wisdom are an inspiration to many.
Pastor Johnson has studied at Morris College School of Religion extension program, the American Baptist Theological Seminary extension program, North Greenville College, and Greenville Technical College. He is currently a student at Gardner-Webb University in the M. Christopher White Divinity School Master of Divinity Program.
He has been nominated as one of the "Outstanding Young Men of America." His academic performance earned him recognition on the "National Dean's List." He is listed in the three editions of Dunn and Bradstreet's National Registry of "Who's Who among Executives and Businesses."
Through his preaching and teaching, God has used Pastor Johnson to affect the lives of many churches, pastors, men, women, and youth. He and his wife, First Lady Charla Johnson, partner together to build lives and relationships for the Kingdom of God. They have two sons, Isaiah & Joshua.