LAFOLLETTE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – Russell and Kristi Johnson (above) are bringing their unique ministry to First Baptist Church of La Follette on Sunday, July 25, in both the morning and evening worship services.

As worship leaders and speakers, Russell and Kristi combine passion and energy. This incredible couple has dedicated their lives to giving glory to God through their music & ministry. Their inspirational music touches the lives of those around them so intimately that it stirs souls and moves hearts closer to God. Russell and Kristi lift up His name in every note they sing.

The Johnsons will lead the morning worship service at 11am on Sunday at FBC in La Follette. In the 6pm evening service, they’ll perform in concert.

Originally from Conway, SC, Russell and Kristi have been musicians all their lives and in ministry together for more than 20 years.

Prior to the couple combining their talents, Kristi sang professionally for family variety shows, including The Carolina Opry, and the Alabama Theatre/Opryland USA.

Russell, an ordained minister, has previously served in multiple churches as a worship leader, and Creative Arts Pastor. He felt God’s call to ministry at the age of 17.

Although Russell and Kristi grew up in the same town, they didn’t begin dating until college at Coastal Carolina University and were married a year later. This year they will celebrate 27 years of marriage! They have a son, Will, and a daughter, Sidney. They reside in their hometown of Conway, SC where they enjoy life on the family farm when they aren’t on the road.

Russell and Kristi have been endorsed by the North American Mission Board (NAMB). (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 07/24/2021-6AM)