Our Pastors

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Joey Thompson

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Senior Pastor.

Preaches the Word.

Crazy about his wife and family.

Bulldogs and Star Wars fan.

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David Rogers

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Associate Pastor of Youth & Missions.

 Leads our students faithfully.

Loves his wife and kids.

Tar Heels and Star Trek fan.

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Cliff Lewis

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Associate Pastor of Worship & Music

Leads God-centered music.

Loves his wife and kids.

Crimson Tide and Narnia fan.

Our Laymen Elders


Mike Hopkins

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Retired Georgia State Patrol Corporal, Volunteer Firefighter,

Serves in Childcare,

Married to Tina for over 30 years.


Bobby Cheek

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Retired Georgia Power Manager.

Serves in Rabun Christian Food Ministry, Children's Ministry, H.I.M team, & Missions.

Married to Angie more than 50 years.


John Jowers

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Owner of Antique Appliances in Clayton. Teaches Sunday School and leads a ministry to Victory Home.

Married to Cathy for over 40 years.

Ministry and Support Staff

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Will Griffin

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Director of Small Groups & Digital Ministries

Will formerly pursued a career in Public Safety, which was cut short after a life changing Line of Duty accident.  He first came to CBC as a Ministry Intern in January 2017 with a strong desire to serve God.  Will and his wife Ashley have one child.

Meet With Will!


Jamey Ledford

Director, Children's Ministry

Jamey formerly taught middle school history at a local private school.  He first came to CBC in January of 2020 with a passion to see children transformed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  Jamey and his wife Courtney have two children.