Pastor Blake came to lead the Antioch team in July 2020. He is joined by his wife, Tiffani, and two sons, Judah and Jonah. They moved to Lumberton from Cedartown, Georgia. Blake has a B.A. from Shorter University and an M.Div. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
Pastor Kevin has been on the Antioch team since 2012. He began as Student Pastor but recently made the transition to leading Antioch Kids. A native of Lumberton, Pastor Kevin serves with his wife, Sandra, and they have four children, Morgan, Isaac, Caroline, and Lydia. Pastor Kevin is a graduate of Campbell University and he has an M.Div. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Pastor Doug moved from Arizona to Lumberton to lead the worship ministry at Antioch. He is joined by his wife, Deborah, a native of Nagaland, India. They have four children, Keva, Johnny, James, and Livi. Pastor Doug earned a B.A. from Arizona State University, a Master of Arts in Worship from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Doctorate in Worship Studies from the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies.
Pastor Brandon joined the Antioch team in March of 2021. His family has a rich heritage of service to ABC as his dad, Mark, pastored the church for 24 years. Brandon is serving with his wife, Kristi, and they have three children, Mikayla, Kennedy, and Jaxon. Pastor Brandon graduated from Methodist University after playing college basketball for four years.
Pastor of Prayer and Spiritual Growth
Pastor Rick joined the Antioch team in March of 2022. He and his wife, Donna, have one son who is married with one child and lives in Charlotte, NC. Rick is a graduate of The University of Kentucky and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has published five books and is a nationally known speaker on prayer-related subjects.
Pastor of Senior Adults and Pastoral Care
Pastor Mark joined the Antioch team in April of 2022. He and his wife, Karen, have three children: two sons, Brandon and Patrick, and a daughter, Brandy. He also has five grandchildren: Mikayla, Helaina, Kynadie, Jaxon, and Beau. Mark is a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has pastored three churches in Samford and Lumberton, North Carolina.
Billie Bowen has served as financial secretary for several years at Antioch Baptist Church. Her family joined Antioch in 1965. She has held many different positions within the church since that time.
Al joins the Antioch team after 34 years of service to the United Parcel Service (UPS). He has been a member of Antioch since the 1980's and has been serving on a volunteer basis for many decades until he was hired in February of 2021. His primary role is in member care and office management.