Johnson was born in Minnesota in 1951 and became a Christian as a young child. Soon after, Johnson read seven books on prayer, which significantly affected his perspective and subsequent ministry.
Johnson's father, Melvin Earl Johnson (1929-2004) was the senior pastor at Bethel Church in Redding from 1968-1982 and subsequently became Executive Officer of the Northern California/Nevada District Council of the Assemblies of God. Earl Johnson had four children, all of whom are in full-time ministry.
Bill Johnson and his wife have three children: Eric, Brian and Leah.
BILL JOHNSON (20-03-2018) FULL OF HOLY SPIRIT. Great message by Pastor Bill Johnson. Sermon Anointed Preaching Holy Spirit Spirit Filled Great Teaching
Bill Johnson (19-03-2018) Take Courage. Great message by Pastor Bill Johnson. Sermon Anointed Preaching Holy Spirit Spirit Filled Great Teaching
Bill Johnson - Abiding in the Vine - Bethel Church (13-03-2018). Bill Johnson teaches the importance staying connected to God and that some fruit we bear comes from a result of connection not effort.