Pastor Duke became came to Cedar Creek Church in October 2015. He and his wife Michele (a 4th grade teacher at Hebron Christian Academy) celebrated their 24th year anniversary together this past November. They have three children, Emily, Anna and Steven. Emily is a student at Georgia Gwinnett College while Anna is a student at North GA. Steven attends Hebron Christian Academy and will graduate in May.
Duke previously served in many different roles at Hebron Baptist for 24 years. Most recently he was an associate pastor over community missions and Celebrate Recovery (a church organization for helping those struggling in life). Throughout those 24 years he has gained a wide variety of experience with community involvement, pastoral care, children’s ministry, missions and evangelism.
Duke was licensed in ministry on February 12, 1995 and ordained on January 12, 1997. He is certified as a Police Chaplain and Critical Incident Stress management, CWT & BWR. He has led numerous mission trips locally, across the state and around the world. He currently serves as a chaplain at the local and state level with City of Winder Police, Barrow County Sherrif Department, DNR and Homeland Security.
He has a love for the church and the community as well as God and his teachings. He hopes to spread the word so that others may find strength and salvation in Him.
"To encourage, teach, train, equip and send others out to do the same. We focus on the individual, family, church, community and the world through our mission efforts." Matthew 22:35
WHAT WE DO
We love the Lord and we love people. Cedar Creek is a family and we invite you to come be a part of it!
We love our community. Ask us about opportunities throughout the year to get involved serving and loving the community.