Marvin Johnson is a native of Nashville, Arkansas. Marvin was baptized and added to the Lord’s Church in 1980 at the New View Church of Christ in Center Point, Arkansas.
Marvin graduated from Nashville High School in 1983 and went on to attend college at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville where he received his degree in Electrical Engineering, in 1990.
While attending the University of Arkansas, Marvin enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves and completed his basic training in San Diego, California. Marvin was accepted into the Marine Officers Platoon Leaders Class (PLC) in Quantico, Virginia. Marvin finished in the top ten percent of his class and completed the program in the summer of 1987.
After receiving his Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Marvin decided to pursue a public sector career as an Electrical Engineer.
Marvin has been blessed to live in Burlington, Vermont, Worchester, Massachusetts and Saint Louis, Missouri. In addition, Marvin has been blessed to travel abroad to Paris, France, Madrid, Spain, Beijing, China and Tel Aviv, Israel on various business and personal projects.
Marvin returned to school at Harding University where he completed is his Master of Ministry Degree in 2009. Marvin’s capstone project involved developing a holistic ministry for senior citizens in Saint Louis to meet their physical and spiritual needs. Marvin’s passion for ministry continues to be in transforming communities by trying to help “The Least of These”.
Marvin and his family currently reside in Florissant, Missouri. Marvin has been married to his wife Sharon for over 27 years. Marvin and Sharon have three children: Zasmine, Zandria, and Xavian.
Marvin and his family have been active servants of Christ with the saints of God at the West Central Church of Christ since 1994. In January 2007, Marvin was ordained as a Deacon and served in multiple capacities. In 2013, Marvin was called to serve as the assistant minister and focused on community outreach. In 2015, Marvin was called to be the full-time Minister of the congregation where he is privileged to serve a loving family of believers.