Youth Minister Antoine Donte’ Paden was born Oct. 13 1986 at the Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, S.C. As an adolescent, he loved to write poetry, play football, and basketball. Later on he began to write rhymes with his childhood friends. While attending League Academy middle school something else captured Antoine’s attention when he came to visit Gethsemane Baptist Church on a Wednesday night, the word of God.
Eventually he became a member at G.B.C. and married his friend who was also a member of the local church, Yolonda A. Bostic (Dec. 5, 2009).
Antoine graduated from Berea High school in June of 2006. He pursued his education while attending ECPI University and earned his associates degree in Business Administration in June of 2009.
He is currently utilizing his business skills at BMW Manufacturing. He is also enrolled in online seminary at Liberty University, majoring in Religion to become better equipped for ministry. Minister Antoine was licensed as a minister of the gospel on August 31, 2014.
Antoine’s favorite verse in the Bible is 1 Corinthians 4:7 which reads: ""For who makes you different from anyone else? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as though you did not?"