Pastor Jeff Johnson, "Pastor JJ", is originally from South Carolina. He grew up in Southern Baptist churches and ministered for a time in a in a SBC church. He came to embrace the Reformed faith in the mid-90's and joined Covenant Reformed Baptist Church located in Easley, SC. After several years of being member he was installed there as a non-vocational elder in November 2005. He was ordained as one of the pastors of GIRBC in January 2008. He normally preaches the Word in the AM service. Pastor Johnson and his wife have one child.