Jeni Martin first heard a calling towards Christian ministry as a teenager while involved in the youth ministry of Centreville Baptist Church of Centreville, VA. Later she attended Gardner-Webb University where she graduated with a Bachelor’s in Spanish. From there she attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary for 2 1/2 years. She transferred back to Gardner-Webb and finished her Master’s of Divinity degree at Gardner-Webb’s School of Divinity. Jeni Martin serves as Associate Pastor for Missions at First Baptist Church of Asheboro, NC. Jeni takes pride in being the adoptive mother of three children and has fostered 17 different children in 6 years. Jeni is married to Joe Johnson, a fellow alumni of Gardner-Webb University. Together they have three adopted children: Noemi, Brian and Bree.