Jesus, “You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.”
Ryan Johnson was born in Huntsville, Alabama to Tommy and Penny Johnson. After graduating from Huntsville High School, Ryan went on to Auburn University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. During that time, Ryan had met his incredible wife, Mandy, while on a mission trip to India. In May 2002, they were married at Lakeview Baptist Church.
Soon after marrying, Ryan went on staff with Lakeview as a Pastoral Seminary Intern, earning a Master of Divinity from the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Church Growth at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.
Ryan and Mandy have four beautiful daughters and have served in various positions at churches all throughout Alabama. Ryan currently serves as Lead Pastor of First Baptist Church, Abbeville, Alabama, where they have lived since 2008.