Johnny answered the call to ministry at the age of 18. Since 1979, he has ministered to children and teenagers as well as camp director at Camp Nash in Indiana for eight years.
His ministry presently concentrates solely on children, including a full blown children’s evangelism program.
He and his wife, Gail, teach children about Jesus Christ at various camps and crusades through Gail’s clown ministry (Little Billie) and Johnny’s music and preaching ministry. They also utilize these gifts in the growing children’s ministry at Cavanaugh as well.
He is originally from Claypool, Indiana. He has a leadership degree from Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College.
He and Gail were married in 1977. They have three children and two grandchildren.