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Dr. Eric A. Johnson became the pastor of Greater Galilee Church, Louisville, Kentucky in 1995. Under Dr. Johnson’s leadership Galilee has grown to the top 25 in Commonwealth of KY in baptisms and in December 2009. Dr. Johnson and the Greater Galilee Church planted a second site at Liberty High School. He is the past Moderator of the Central District Baptist Association and has previously served as second and first Vice Moderator. He is the Past President of the Louisville City-Wide Revival, and an instructor and lecturer for the National Baptist Convention. He has served as the late night preacher for NBC, USA, Inc. Dr. Johnson’s efforts in 2006 consummated a partnership with the Georgetown College for inner city students.
He has served preaching professor at Simmons College of KY and adjunct Professor of preaching at Campbellsville University.
Dr. Johnson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of North Texas in 1990, and a Doctorate of Philosophy degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2005. Dr. Johnson is the only African-American in the state of Kentucky that has a Ph.D. in Theology.
He has written articles for both the African-American pulpit and the African American Lectionary. He has contributed to several academic and church related writing projects including Oxford Sermons Volume III. He is the author of Where are the Men of the House; Discipling that Makes a Difference.
Dr. Eric A. Johnson is a pastor, author, teacher and a gifted speaker. He leads a progressive congregation at Greater Galilee Church in Louisville, Kentucky. He utilizes his gifts in serving the body of Christ by providing insightful interpretations of complex theological truths using real world illustrations.