Pastor Johnny Helton

Pastor Johnny Helton

Senior Pastor

Johnny Helton has served as Lead Pastor at Morningside Assembly of God since 2008. He is a native of Gainesville, Georgia and was saved at the age of 13 at a Georgia District Youth Camp. The following year at camp, he was filled with the Holy Spirit and called into the ministry. While attending Southeastern University of the Assemblies of God in Lakeland, FL, he met and married his sweetheart, Angie, in June of 1984. In 1986, Johnny graduated and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Ministry. Before coming to Sioux City, his ministry experience included serving as a youth pastor in South Georgia for 4 ½ years, and as youth/associate pastor for a total of 17 years in Duncanville, TX. Johnny and Angie have two children: Tori and her husband, Aaron, are music teachers in Springfield Missouri; Tyler is a student at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri.  
The Helton’s also count as a family member their dog Rocky, a Yorkshire terrier and guardian of the homestead.


Fun Facts About Johnny

Favorite Scripture
“Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.” James 1:12

Favorite Authors
John Maxwell, Mark Batterson, Tom Rainer

Regular Starbucks Order
Venti White Chocolate Mocha

Hunting, Golf, Crossfit, Bicycling

Sports Teams
Georgia Bulldogs, Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers

Vacation Spot
Fernandina Beach, FL