Dr. Chris Johnson became the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of San Antonio in August of 2018 after serving as Co-Pastor for one-year. He served as Pastor of Chalk Bluff Baptist Church, Waco, Texas from 2009 until July, 2017 when he accepted the call of First Baptist Church, San Antonio.
While pastor of Chalk Bluff, Chris developed comprehensive local and international missions endeavors, launched men’s and young adult ministry programs, oversaw the planning of new construction projects, and demonstrated his passion for discipleship through leadership and example.
Chris grew up in Carrizo Springs, TX and is a graduate of Carrizo Springs High School. Johnson received a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Baylor University (2004). Following his call to ministry, he completed a Master’s of Divinity in Theology (2009) and a Doctor of Ministry in Spiritual Formation (2016), both from Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University. While completing his Master’s of Divinity, Chris served as the Youth Minister at First Baptist Church in Covington, TX for five years, and was called to serve for one year as Interim Pastor in 2008.
Chris has been married to his wife, Amy, since 2004, and they have two daughters: Avery (8) and Ellie (4).