THE STORY OF ALVERNIS
Alvernis L. Johnson was born April 22, 1967 in Louisville, MS. At the tender age of three, he already knew that preaching the gospel and helping others was exactly what he wanted to do. By the time he was six years old, Alvernis was flowing in his gift and speaking before large audiences. He was just fifteen years old when the late Bishop Willie Leroy Harris of the Church of God in Christ licensed him to preach the gospel on July 2, 1982 at the Saint Paul Church of God in Christ in Detroit, MI. Today, more than 30 years later, and now a world class leader, this mighty man of God continues to proclaim salvation, healing, and deliverance to countless individuals through the global multimedia outreach of ALJ Ministries, Inc.
Assisting others in reaching their full God given potential is what Alvernis L. Johnson is all about. As an educator, author, coach, and pastor, Alvernis has over thirty years of experience in transforming lives.
His candid, yet humorous approach to sharing the message of hope places him in a league of his own. With well over 1.5 million miles traveled throughout the United States and abroad sharing life changing information with audiences ranging from fifty to fifty thousand, Alvernis has earned his place among the world’s top coaches. His impact has inspired others to live their dreams, improve the quality of their lives, and make the world a happier place to live.
MINISTRY OF ALVERNIS JOHNSON
Alvernis was born and raised in a Christian home and has enjoyed a very extensive tenure in ministry. By the time he was six years old, Alvernis was ministering the word of God and speaking before large audiences. At the age of 15, in the year 1982, Alvernis was licensed and ordained to preach in the Church of God In Christ. He began conducting state-wide revivals in 1984. Alvernis was elevated and served in the position of Youth Pastor 1985 -1989 at St. Paul C.O.G.I.C. located in Detroit, Michigan. In 1989, he became a Lay Minister at Perfecting Church under the guidance of Pastor Marvin L. Winans. Bishop Johnson served as Senior Pastor from 1992 – 1994 at Rhema Christian Assembly. From 1994 -1999, he served Life Line Christian Center as a Staff Pastor. In 1999, Bishop Johnson became the Senior and Founding Pastor of Kingdom Life Ministries International, which is one church with two locations, in Saginaw and Flint, Michigan. In 2006, he was consecrated to the office of Bishop in the Lord’s church.