NOBLESVILLE, Ind.—Nathan D. Johnson, pastor of Prairie Baptist Church, Noblesville, Ind., died Jan. 21, 2010, at Riverview Hospital following a brief illness. He was 48.

Nathan received his bachelor’s degree from Spurgeon Baptist Bible College, Mulberry, Fla. He was was associated with Sports World Ministries for several years.

He is survived by his wife, Anita; two daughters, Abigail and Lydia; his parents, Irvin and Pearl; and two sisters, Ruth Pletcher and Rebecca Vannatta.