Category: G.L. Johnson Award

GL Johnson Award 2020 – Wilbur Daniels

winner Wilbur Daniels, The Cordsmen

GL Johnson Award 2020

CBMC Fresno Area Director Tom Sommers announces this year’s 2020 G.L. Johnson Award. This award is presented: To the man or woman in local ministry who exemplifies the special Christian characteristics of Pastor G.L. Johnson. A Servant Leader serving others & our community. Normally we would have a banquet but this year it was decided…
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G.L. Johnson Award 2019 – Eli Loera

CBMC Fresno G.L. Johnson Award to; Pastor Eli married to Anny a school teacher 26 years; they have 3 kids Abby, Michael and Angelique. They have Pastored Christian Temple in Fresno for 18 years.  Pastor Eli pastors in one of the poorest zip codes in the valley.  His Barrio has the highest placement of both…
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G.L. Johnson Award 2019 – Dr. Norm Wiens

CBMC Fresno G.L. Johnson Award to; Norm Wiens Bio Growing up in San Jose, California Norm came to Fresno in the fall of 1969 to attend Pacific College. Having intended to only attend for one year and then transfer to Humboldt State he wanted to major in Game Management and work as a Forest Ranger…
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G.L. Johnson Award 2018 – Doris Force

 For 27 years Doris was a teacher of elementary students and teachers in Fresno Unified.  In 1986 Pastor G.L. Johnson invited her to go to Korea and that included a visit to  Dr. Cho’s Prayer Mountain.  She returned to Fresno and quit teaching under pastor’s guidance to answer the call she had received.  She has…
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G.L. Johnson Award 2018 – Powell Lemons

Vanguard University, B.A. Religion (aka Southern California College, 1967 Fuller Theological Seminary, M.Div. Religion,,1972 American Baptist Theological Seminary of the West, Doctoral Studies, 1972-1977 Ministry History: 1964-1968 Youth Pastor, Glad Tidings, A/G 19691972, Assistant Pastor, Downey A/G !972-1976, Pastor, Big Bear A/G 1976-2017, Pastor Bethel Christian Center, (aka, Bethel Temple), 41 Years Assembly of God,…
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