Our Pastor

Reverend Dr. Nathaniel Randle & First Lady Daryl Randle      

Pastor Nathaniel Randle is the dedicated and loving husband of Mrs. Daryl Randle and the father of four. He is a native of Memphis, Tennessee and the youngest son of 4 boys and 4 girls by Mr.  & Mrs. Nathan Randle.

Destined to preach the gospel at the age of 9 years old, Pastor Randle migrated to Illinois in 1967 where he attended high school at East Aurora High. He went on to Wabaunsee Jr. College to further his education. He also attended Moody Bible Institute for biblical studies.

In 1989 Pastor Randle married Ms. Daryl Minley and soon became a member of the Antioch Baptist Church in Summit-Argo, IL. He served as Deacon, Sunday School Superintendent, Associate Minister and Youth Pastor after accepting his call to the ministry in 1995. Reverend Nathaniel Randle was asked to serve as the Interim Pastor of Antioch Baptist Church on September 23, 2001.

On February 1, 2002 God called Pastor Randle to lead the people of his pasture at the Antioch Baptist Church. Under his leadership many accomplishments have already been made.  The entire church has been redecorated, new carpeting installed, and renovations made where needed.  A garage was built, the Transportation Ministry has grown, and with God’s direction the vision of the Kingdom Builders Ministry was started to ensure the future of the next generation.  The Christian Education Ministry has expanded and soul winning has increased. Pastor Randle has remained steadfast in the Apostle’s Doctrine, with the organizing of The Amelia Williams School of Discipleship. Under his leadership a new district, The South Shore Baptist District of Chicago and Vicinity has been organized and accepted in the Baptist General State Convention. 

In keeping with Pastor Randle’s vision for continued growth and inspiration, additional property was purchased in 2010 and again in 2011. The lower auditorium was completely renovated and dedicated on Sunday, September 12, 2010. He recently added visual enhancements to the media ministry, a new media room and a new and larger finance office.

Pastor Randle has been the devoted and energetic Under Shepherd of Antioch Baptist Church located in Summit-Argo, Illinois since February 2002 where he has led God’s people in the pursuit of Christian Education. He currently serves as the 1st Vice President at Large for the Baptist General State Convention of Illinois, the Evangelistic President of the Summit Community Task Force, and is the co-founder and Counselor of the of the South Shore Baptist District Association of Chicago and Vicinity, Inc. He has previously served as the Chairman of the Executive Board and the President of the Moderator’s Division for Baptist General State Convention of Illinois and as the Moderator of the South Shore Baptist District. Pastor Randle is a certified instructor at the Baptist General State Congress and is passionate about teaching God’s Word.

                                  "As for me and my house we will serve the Lord”
                                                                 Joshua 24:15