WHO I AM
John D. Young is the Senior Pastor/Teacher of Antioch East Conyers. A proud native of Savannah, Ga., he has been a minister of the gospel for more than 10 years. He commenced his preaching ministry at age 15 and his pastoral ministry at age 29. God has highly favored Pastor by allowing explosive growth and outreach to accompany his ministry. He is an ordained Itinerate Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Pastor John is on a mission to partners with a raiment of believers seeking to reignite the passion, renew the commitment, and REFRESH the church! His desire is for the church to be "WELL" Worshipping, Evangelizing, Learning, but most of all LOVING!"
Pastor Young is a learned man–with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Savannah State University, in Savannah, Ga. He graduated Cum Laude with a Master of Divinity degree from Turner Theological Seminary @ The Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
A personable and humble man, Pastor John has been honored to share in ministry across the world. He has served as the keynote speaker and has had the opportunity to address key topics that impact the lives and livelihoods of others. Young is intentional in his efforts to minister to every generation and his ministry impacts persons from all socioeconomic classes. Counted among those inspired by his message of HOPE are students, educators, doctors, athletes, lawyers, and other individuals within the body of Christ.
Pastor is married to the lovely former Chasity Gathers, his best friend of over 10 years. They have been blessed with one son: Israel Jacob.