The Pastor and Founder of CMJ Ministries and Elevate International, Chad M. Johnson’s heart is to see the Lord lifted up throughout the nations, through raising up leaders and planting churches that desire to see the Lord’s kingdom come and His will be done. His organization’s goal is to reach the world for Christ in unconventional ways that will change the way that the world views ministry.
At the age of 17, Pastor Johnson received the Lord as his personal savior. At the age of 20, he began attending church for the first time where his passion grew for the Lord. Four years later, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Christian Ministries from Southwestern College in Phoenix, AZ.
Pastor Chad hosts camps for urban youth and young adults throughout the world and also works with various high school, college, and professional sports teams through the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He currently serves as chaplain to the MLB’s Los Angeles Dodgers and has served as chaplain to the Arizona Cardinals for eight years. Pastor Chad is currently pursuing a Master’s of Divinity Degree at the King’s Seminary in Van Nuys, California.