Affectionately known as Pastor CJ to many, Dr. Clarance E. Johnson, Sr., ThD is being used by God to touch the world through the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ. Clarance is not only a pastor, but an anointed praise leader as well; for he believes that the pastor should be the number one praise leader in the church. Raised in a Christian home, he has been exposed to God his whole life and preached his first sermon at the age of six years old. As an evangelist, Clarance traveled the nation with a fresh word. God later called him along with his wife Tanya to be the founding Pastors of Joy Christian Center, now known as Transformation Church International Inc.
Dr. Johnson holds a ThD degree from the Minnesota Graduate School of Theology. He is an avid reader and never stops learning and growing.
He is a pastor, teacher, and evangelist. To many it is evident that Dr. Johnson has an apostolic mantle on his life. Without a doubt, lives of those who sit under his teaching are transformed forever.
Dr. Johnson is married to the love of his life Pastor Tanya Johnson, who serves alongside him in ministry. He has three sons Clarance Jr., Christopher, Cayman and one daughter Karah, one daughter in-law Dusti and two grandchildren, Jayci and Mason. Dr. Johnson resides in Oklahoma City with his wife and two of the younger children.