Buddy Johnson and his family moved from Mobile to Luverne in 1987 . Buddy volunteered to lead the music at SLBC for almost twenty years before accepting a staff position as Minister of Music in 2012. Now for over thirty years, Buddy has led the music program including Christmas cantatas at SLBC while working full time in Radio and Television. Buddy has been married to his wife, Theresa, for 49 years, and they have three children.
April began working at South Luverne Baptist Church in September of 2017 as the Administrative Assistant. She assists the ministry teams as well as the daily operations of the church office. April loves what she does and is very grateful that she can be a part of this ministry. She has been married to her husband, Donnie, since 1996 and they have two daughters, Grace and Emily. April's favorite scripture is Isaiah 41:10.