Bishop Charles W. Johnson has had the call of God on his life since the tender age of 12. The son of an Apostolic Pastor, he has served in ministry all his life. He operates in a resident anointing and carries the mantel of a prophet. He is determined to preach purpose and destiny into the lives of God's people, helping them to reach their maximum potential in God.
Bishop Johnson attended Winston-Salem State University from 1988-1991 with a major in Mass Communications. He became a licensed minister in October 1990 and within two years, was ordained Elder by the Board of Presbytery of the Greater Churches of Deliverance Inc., under the headship of Bishop Freddie B. Marshall, Winston-Salem NC. He served faithfully in many leadership roles such as Chief Adjutant to the Presiding Prelate, Sunday School Teacher, Christian Education Coordinator, and National Chairman of the Ministerial Alliance for the GCOD.
He later relocated to Raleigh NC and served at The River Church under the headship of Bishop Joby and Pastor Sheryl Brady. In 2001 he was hired as a full-time Pastoral Care staff of The River Church and became the extended hands of his pastors. He conducted funerals, weddings, hospital visits, prison ministry, member and visitor outreach, and Youth Pastor. After a divine impartation from his leaders, he was led back into the vineyard to begin The Well Church in 2003. After serving faithfully as a spiritual son to Bishop Bloomer, he was surprisingly appointed Bishop-Elect in June 2006 at the National Holy Convocation of CLURT Assemblies in Douglas, Georgia. He was fully ordained to the sacred office of Bishop in June 2007 and presently serves on the board of Bishops for the organization.
He has been married for 21 years and has two sons who are both active in ministry. His wife serves as Pastor beside him at The Well, and together they are leading a thriving congregation. He serves the community as a faith-based representative on two local boards: Wake County Community Collaborative and Wake County Gang Prevention. He also serves as a spiritual counselor for Visions of Hope Mental Health Agency. He has completed continuing education classes in Hebraic Studies at Beth Meyer Synagogue; Old & New Testament Survey at the Institute of Jewish-Christian Studies; currently pursuing classes in biblical Greek and New Testament Studies. Bishop Johnson received his Bachelor of Theology from Apex School of Theology. He is currently pursuing his Master's of Divinity.
Bishop Johnson is a humble man of God and believes in seeking the kingdom of God first. He has a passion to preach and teach the true meaning of the Word of God so that people will not suffer from a lack of knowledge. His heart is for all to understand that God is concerned about the whole man in every facet of life.