Antioch Baptist Church
Sunday, May 16, 2021


Meet our Staff

Rev. George H. Cline


Pastor George has served at Antioch since 1998.  He is a graduate of Georgia State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.  He then earned a Master of Divinity degree with Biblical Languages at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.  He and his wife, Beth, have three sons and six grandchildren.  They are proud to call Blairsville their home and love serving the Lord in the beautiful north Georgia mountains.  Pastor George would love to hear from you and can be reached at



Rev. Jonathan P. Lodge
Minister to Students

Rev. Jonathan Lodge came to Antioch in June of 2007 after serving Fifth Avenue Baptist Church in Rome, Ga.  Jonathan is a graduate from Shorter University with a major in Christian Ministries and a minor in Youth Ministry.  Jonathan was married to Deanna in 2004 she is a big part of the ministry.  On October 23rd of 2007 Jonathan and his wife had a wonderful addition to the family with their son Ethan.  Then on March 26th 2010 they were also blessed with the gift of Kara their daughter.  On December 7th 2016 Jonathan and Deanna where overjoyed with the addition of Emsley their third child and second daughter.  To contact Jonathan you can email him at




Duane Manders

Communications Coordinator