Joshua Johnson began pastoring Emmanuel Baptist on an interim basis in June of 2009. Since then, he has become full time pastor. Joshua holds a BA in Religion from Louisiana College, a MA in Biblical Studies from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS), a MA in Pastoral Care from NOBTS, two ThM degrees from NOBTS, and is currently working on a PhD in Biblical Exposition from NOBTS. He has the pleasure of serving as adjunct faculty for NOBTS and United Theological Seminary at their extension campuses in Lafayette, LA. Joshua enjoys collecting and reading good books and teaching.