Actor; Author / Writer; Musician; Poet; Singer; Teacher / Instructor; term
“Sing to the Lord for He has done wonderful things, make known His Praise around World” Isaiah 12:5 NLT “And David and all the house of Israel played before the LORD on all manner of instruments made of Fir wood, even on harps, and on psalteries and on timbrels and on cornets and on cymbals” II Samuel 6:5 KJV These are a couple of many scriptures to describe the soul felt desire to glorify God in Praise & Worship as a Psalmist, Musician and Preacher of the Gospel.
Elder Wilbert Lawrence Johnson III Born in Albany, Georgia in 1957 at Turner Air Force Base, Wilbert began singing at the young age of three years old with his uncle while conducting housework. He later grew to love the sounds of ballads in the 1940's and 50's when his stepfather introduced him to the rich sounds of musician/singer “Nat King Cole”, the baritone sounds of American Jazz singer “Arthur Prysock,” the classical entertainment of Frank Sinatra to the baritone voice of television personality “Perry Como.” As a singer, musician, songwriter and vocalist; Wilbert Johnson has developed his craft by embracing the genres of Classical, to Country to Gospel Jazz. He believes music is literally the Voice of God and is an essential part of his ministry by bringing revival in this country and around the world through anointed Praise and Worship. Elder has performed professionally since the age of 18. While serving in the United States Air Force, Wilbert Lawrence Johnson III toured the entire country with The Tactical Air Commands “Stars of Sound” and the 590th Air Force Band of the East. During his college years, Elder Johnson also toured the southeastern sector of the country with his college’s Big Band group; named the “Ambassadors”. Wilbert was married for twenty nine years to the mother of his two adult children who are presently in med school; his wife, Marilyn, was an educator and a twenty three year cancer survivor before going on to Glory on September 9, 2011. He expresses this as being his own personal “9-11”, yet is dedicated to building upon the foundation his family established together with “Black Horse Community Outreach” where he intends to minister the Gospel and counsel families on building stronger relationships while using the “Song of Solomon” as his guide to be a minister of praise and restoration to married couples.
Elder Wilbert L. Johnson III is Holy Ghost filled. He received his ordination from the COGIC organization in 1992. He attended International Seminary in Plymouth, Florida, a Bachelors degree in Education with 20 years of teaching experience; an Associates in French & Associates Social Work and a Minor in Music. His repertoire continues as a writer of poetry, children’s songs, a lead actor for a local Christian production company, well known for his collaboration of music with local artist performing at venues such as church, birthdays and Gospel music symposiums and private events and is currently booking events in and out of the state.
Please email Johnson_Wilbert@hotmail.com to receive information regarding social media updates, upcoming CD or for booking an event.; call 478-397-0867. God Bless you according to “Psalm 91”