Roy Johnson has been preaching since 1971, including 18 years at Campbell Springs Church of Christ in Ashland, AL, and currently preaches and serves as an elder for the Hollins Church of Christ in Hollins, AL. He served as an elder at the Grant Church of Christ in Grant, AL, while his family resided there. Roy was a top level executive for the Boy Scouts of America for 23 years before taking on the role as Executive Director of L2L in January, 2003. Prior to returning to Alabama to take on the position with L2L, Roy was the Scout Executive in Butler, PA near Pittsburgh for three years.
Roy was one of the first young lads trained by Dr. Zorn in L2L in the summer of 1968. As one of the first L2L scholarship recipients at Alabama Christian College, Roy traveled with Dr. Zorn to 28 states.
As the current Executive Director of L2L, Roy speaks at over 100 congregations per year. He is a member of the Faulkner University Board of Trustees and numerous other boards.
Roy comes from a long line of church leaders. His great grandfather was one of the founding members of the Hollins Church of Christ in the early 1900s. Roy’s grandfather was an elder and had the distinction of having every child, grandchild and great-grandchild become a member of the church. Roy’s father served as an elder, his brother is an elder, and sister is married to a preacher.
Roy is married to the former Brenda Hurt and they have three grown sons: Bryan (Adrienne Ray), Ben (Alison Walsh) and Brad (Madison Campbell). The Johnsons have two granddaughters, Kensleigh and Peyton.