Bro. Buddy Johnson was born and raised close by in Kyle, Texas, growing up in the First Baptist Church of Kyle. It was there that Bro. Buddy accepted Christ as his personal Lord and Savior and later began to sense God’s call to the ministry. He was Licensed and Ordained to the Gospel Ministry in 1984 by the First Baptist Church of Kyle, Texas. His first ministry opportunity also came at First Baptist Church Kyle, where he served as Minister of Youth from 1983 to 1985.
He is a graduate of Jack C. Hays High School and received his Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and Communication at Southwest Texas State University (Texas State) in San Marcos, Texas. Upon completion of his undergraduate work, Bro. Buddy continued his education and ministry pursuits at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas, where he received his Masters of Divinity in Theology.
Following his seminary training, Bro. Buddy entered the pastoral ministry. He has now been actively involved in ministry for more than 25 years, and has served as pastor for churches throughout the state of Oklahoma for 20 years. His most recent pastorate, before coming to First Baptist Church of Buda, was at Silo Baptist Church in Durant, Oklahoma, where he served as pastor for 10 years. although a Texan and very proud of it, he has a special love for the State of Oklahoma and his many friends and loved ones there.
Bro. Buddy is married to Nancy Menking Johnson and they have three children, Sarah, Bethany and Trey. Nancy is a school teacher and has been in education for 20 years. She takes an active part in the ministry of FBC Buda teaching Sunday School and directing the Worship Choir. The girls, Sarah and Bethany, both live in Buda, Texas and are actively involved in the ministry of FBC Buda and Trey is a student at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, Texas, and is also actively involved in ministry at FBC Belton and through the BSM at UMHB.
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