Johnnie L. Sloan was born in Modesto,
California in 1972. He married his wife
Jaymee in September of 1994 and they have three children.
He and his wife have been serving
the Lord since they were married.
Essentially from the beginning they have served under the mentorship of Pastor Heinrich.
Johnnie has a heart to serve his local
church and shepherd God's flock here
at Sovereign Grace.
Johnnie is a graduate of City Seminary of Sacramento with an emphasis on
New Testament and Theology. It is Pastor Sloan's strong conviction
that man's purpose is to glorify God to the fullest in every and all
aspects of life and that this is only
accomplished when Scripture is properly expounded, grasped, applied, and
lived in the
local Church as her members feast on the nourshing Word of God..
Pastor William Heinrich
technically no longer on staff or an officer of SGBC, Pastor Heinrich
still serves SGBC in various capacities as the Lord leads. His
wisdom and guidance being the founding Pastor of our church are very
much active at SGBC and remains current as he teachers classes and fills
the pulpit when needed.
H. Heinrich was born in Modesto ,California in 1938. He was raised by his parents
Milton and Alice, along with two brothers,
Leroy and Vern. He was faithfully taken to the
Old German Baptist Brethren Church . In 1960
he married Ellen Boyd and they now have four
children and thirteen grandchildren. In 1966
God saved them and they became members of
the church of their background. In 1970
William entered into San Francisco Baptist
Theological Seminary and left the church of his
background over the doctrine of grace. In 1972
William transferred to Grace Theological
Seminary and graduated form there in 1973. He
pastored for twelve and on half years at the First
Baptist Church of Delphi , Indiana followed by
fifteen years at First Baptist Church of Ceres,
California. On August 19, 2001 the Lord led
him to start Sovereign Grace Baptist Church of