Pastor Dr. Tyrone E. Johnson of Greater Praise
Senior Pastor & Founder Dr. Tyrone E. Johnson
Dr. Tyrone E. Johnson was born June 16, 1971 to Deacon Cleveland and Evangelist Henrietta Johnson. He is the third of four siblings. He is currently serving as the Senior Pastor & Founder of Greater Praise of Deliverance Church of Worship. The hand of the Lord is on this ministry. The Lord has birthed this ministry through our Pastor. The Lord allowed 26 people to become a part of this ministry on the first service. The Lord has blessed Greater Praise of Deliverance Church of Worship with 40 members within the first month. The Lord continues to bless Greater spiritually, numerically, and financially. Greater was able to purchase almost 60 chairs for our new sanctuary and pulpit area within 3 weeks of the church as well as speaking with a Realtor about a land acquisition. Our first 5th Sunday, the Lord blessed us with an attendance of almost 90 people.
Dr. Johnson served as the Senior Pastor of Carver Road Christian Church from November 2012 through February 2015. Under the leadership of Dr. Johnson the church grew from 20 to 70 members and the ministerial staff grew from 2 to 9 ministers. He licensed 1 minister and ordained a deacon and a minister. The ministry continued to flourish under his leadership spiritually and financially. Dr. Johnson added a Youth Pastor and Youth Minister to lead the youth. The church added a new Facebook, church website, church computer, redrawing of lines for the parking lot, new windows for the front church doors, new air conditioner unit for the sanctuary, and new carpet for the church.
Dr. Johnson said yes to his call into the ministry in 2001 under the Leadership of Dr. J. W. Flake after hearing a dynamic message from Evangelist Paula Pearce, an Associate Minister of the Church entitled, “If God put it on you, then you can handle it.”
Dr. Johnson served as an Associate Pastor at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church until he was called to Carver Road Christian Church to Pastor. Dr. Johnson served in many capacities of the ministry from video and radio ministry, President of Pastor and First Lady Anniversary Committee, President of the Inspirational Choir, and Youth Advisor. He received his Bachelors of Theology and Masters Theology from Covenant Bible. Dr. Johnson received his Doctorate Degree in Pastoral Ministry from St. Thomas. Pastor Johnson was ordained by The Guilford Educational Missionary Baptist Association.
The Lord has continued to bless him to preach throughout the East Coast. He is a man of vision whose life embraces destiny and purpose. He remains humble and has a deep hunger to win souls for Christ and is committed to serving God, dedicated to following wherever God may lead, and excited as God continues to do “A Brand New Thing” within his life and ministry.