Pastor Marvin Johnson was born September 11, 1959 to Gladys H. Johnson and the late Melvin H. Johnson of Tucker Hill, VA. He attended Westmoreland schools and graduated from Washington and Lee High School in 1977. He is the youngest of seven which includes a twin brother, Deacon Melvin Johnson.
After high school Pastor Johnson enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He served 5 years as Security Specialist in South Dakota, Canada, and Oklahoma. He spent the next 12 years as a Manpower Management Specialist in Washington State, North Carolina, and Germany (7 years). The last 3 years Pastor Johnson was a Quality Air Force Instructor in Turkey.
After his retirement from the United States Air Force, which he spent 20 years, the prophecy of him becoming a preacher by one of the elder saints from his childhood church family came to pass. In year of 1998, he was licensed as a minister at Zion Baptist Church, Tucker Hill, VA.
On April 3rd 1999, Asst. Pastor Johnson was joined in holy matrimony to Andrea Renee Parker. He began a new family with his wife Renee and her two sons, Daniel and David.
In 2001 he was ordained in the ministry at Zion Lottsburg. He began to see and understand the scripture from Phil. 1:6, that God has promise to finish what he started when He saved us.
For eight years, Pastor Johnson was employed with the Westmoreland County schools as the ISS (In-School Suspension) Coordinator at Montross Middle School. He is the mentor to many young men in community and tutors many high school students in the area of math. He assists in directing the Youth Choir.