Pastor Johnnie L. Eades, Jr. is a product of the Dallas Independent School District. He graduated from Lincoln High School in South Dallas. He attended the University of North Texas, where he earned a B.S. and Master’s Degree. He attended Dallas Theological Seminary, where he earned a Master’s of Biblical Studies. Pastor Eades taught mathematics for twenty-six (26) years and served as an assistant principal for the last five years of his thirty-one years in education. Pastor Eades has been a gospel preacher for a period of thirty-one years and has been the pastor of Greater Providence M.B.C. since March 30, 1998. He and his lovely wife, Thelma, have been married for twenty-nine years (January 01, 1980). Pastor Eades is the third pastor of Greater Providence M.B.C.