Well-known Texas pastor, Manson B. Johnson II, dies of coronavirus

By The Christian Post

The late pastor, Manson B. Johnson II of Holman Street Baptist Church. | Facebook/Holman Street Baptist Church

Manson B. Johnson II, a beloved pastor who led the Holman Street Baptist Church in Houston, Texas, for more than 40 years, joined a growing list of Christian leaders who've died from the coronavirus. He was 71.

Johnson, who has led the church since 1977, died on Sunday morning due to complications from the coronavirus, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's office confirmed with the Houston Chronicle.

The church also announced Johnson's passing on its Facebook page but did not highlight his cause of death.

Source:The Christian Post