Co-Pastor, Women’s Ministry Director
Elder Lisa Johnson (affectionately called Lady Lisa) is the wife of Elder Martin Johnson, Pastor and Founder of New Beginnings Ministries of Peoria. She began her public ministry in January 2002 and began teaching and preaching the word of God whenever called upon. She is an ordained minister of the gospel under the leadership of her husband, and is devoted to New Beginnings Ministries of Peoria.
She diligently assists her husband with a variety of duties to assure that his God-given mandate is carried out. She has the same emphasis in ministering as her husband and Pastor, which are praise, faith and family. Known for her ‘down-to-earth’ personality and love of laughter, Lady Lisa allows those qualities to guide her into the unique ministry that God has called her to…”Being herself in God”! She enjoys imparting to others truths from the word of God that helps them to understand their position in Christ.
A joyful heart is good medicine, (Prov 17:22a)
A joyful heart makes a cheerful face, (Prov 15:13a)
Elder Lisa Johnson currently works as a Computer Programmer and is in the process of completing her B.A. in Business Management with an emphasis in Religious Studies from Liberty University. She is an alumnus of Illinois Central College and has a ministerial degree from Aenon Bible College.
However, Lady Lisa continues to believe that her first call is to her husband and children and purposes to balance her time in ministry without jeopardizing the relationships that God has entrusted to her care. An avid “Soccer Mom” she spends much of her free time enjoying time with her children and encouraging them to be all that God has destined them to be. Pastor and Lady Johnson have three children who all serve faithfully in various aspects of the youth ministry.
Advisor - Young Adult
Elder, Single Mother's Ministry
Minister, Single Women's Ministry
Minister, Special Events Coordinator
Minister, Women's Small Group Leader
Minister, Young Adult Woman Leader
Teen Girls Leader: Sis.
Elder Martin Johnson is the founder and pastor of New Beginnings Ministries of Peoria. a ministry designed to build a people of purpose, power and praise. He and his lovely wife, Lady Lisa serve together as faithful servants in the kingdom of god. He is a dedicated disciple and minister of Jesus Christ and for nearly twenty years he has been ministering the gospel of Jesus Christ and attending to the needs of souls. He serves with valor, authority, insight, caring, and the affectionate touch of a good shepherd.
His ministry has been largely birthed on love and compassion in help making a difference in the lives of people. His practical preaching and teaching has allowed him to bless the body of christ at large. In fulfillment of the great commission, the Lord has favored him with a daily radio broadcast, “Your New Beginnings.” Pastor Johnson is an alumnus of Aenon Bible College, Moody Bible College, and Liberty University. He has also been serving honorably for the last twenty six years in the United States Air Force. In addition to being married to his one and only, Lady Lisa, Eld. Johnson cherishes his three children, Tavis, Martez and Tia Johnson.
Supportive Staff: Sis.