Pastor Reggie Johnson is the founder and Senior Pastor of Greater Love Christian Center (GLCC) in Staunton, Va. Pastor Reggie has been a servant leader in the areas of the Men's Shelter, Discipleship, Teen Ministry, and the Diaconate for over 20 years and has a heart for the people of God.

Pastor Reggie served under the leadership of Pastor Patricio Wilson, M.Div, Christ Family Church in Cary, NC. He has a strong desire for the children of God to not only know the love of God but experience it through the local church.

Pastor Reggie has 30 years of IT experience within the Pharmaceutical Industry which has expanded his ability to teach with a clear and practical approach. He is dedicated to preaching and teaching the word of God so that lives are transformed and restored.


Pastor Reggie has been married for 29 years to his best friend and bride, Pastor Vanessa Johnson.  Together they are the proud parents of two sons, Antar and Nic.




Pastor Vanessa Johnson is the Co-Pastor and Co-Founder of Greater Love Christian Center in Staunton, Va. She has served God through various ministries for over 20 years. She has a strong love and passion for those who are hurting and feels a special anointing to help people reach their divine destiny and purpose in God.  


Pastor Vanessa is also the Founder of Thrive2Heal (www.thrive2heal.com), a non-profit organization that counsels and coaches individuals who have experienced trauma.  Pastor Vanessa was a victim of trauma in her childhood, but the trauma of abuse did not destroy her as the devil intended; instead, it fueled a desire to see people healed from life-altering events.


Pastor Vanessa is a graduate of Liberty University with a BS in Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology and Life Coaching) and a MA in Human Service Counseling. She is the author of Thrive: A Call To Healing; a book that guides victims of trauma to a place of healing and wholeness. Pastor Vanessa is on a mission to move people from a place of pain and propel them to their purpose.  


Pastor Vanessa has been married to the love of her life Senior Pastor Reggie Johnson for 29 years and they are the proud parents of two wonderful sons Antar and Nic.




To Reach, Ready, and Restore God’s people in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ through Real, Relevant, and Renewing teaching!



A desire for people to experience and accept God’s love so their lives may be transformed and their divine destiny and purpose revealed.