George Dix, Jr. is the Senior Pastor and Founder of PASSAGE Family Church and President of the PMI Ministerial & Leadership Development Institute based in Gainesville, Florida.
Pastor George grew up in Gainesville in a Christian home with two siblings and is the son of the late Elder George Dix, Sr. and his living mother Edith Dix. Pastor George received his foundational ministry training and ordination while a member of Church of God by Faith, Inc., based out of Jacksonville, Fl.
Pastor George holds a Doctorate of Divinity degree from St. Thomas Christian University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida. His engineering career spanned cross twenty seven (27) in various professional and managerial positions, including Division Manager of Electric Transmission & Distribution Operations, and Manager of Systems Control. He also served as Ambassador to Italy for Rotary International and President of the IBM GIS International User’s Group.
Pastor George is a passionate educator and Kingdom builder. He is, particularly, a strong advocate for Christian-based education. He and his wife Michele officially launched PASSAGE Ministries in March of 2002. Together they also established their first church location, and a second church site in Gainesville; two (2) certified pre-schools; a certified kindergarten thru 12th grade high school; a Ministerial Institute; a daily radio broadcast; and a social media internet ministry. He is an international speaker, leadership trainer, visionary, and business entrepreneur. PASSAGE Ministries' has global missions and evangelism efforts in North America, Haiti, Africa, and the Dominican Republic.
Among other things, Pastor George's vision for PASSAGE includes constructing and operating a technologically advanced corporate office and campus that integrates church, family, community, and business enterprises. He also envisions expanding their educational and international outreach endeavors.
His greatest earthly pleasure is spending time with his wife of 32 years; his greatest joy is his family; and his passion is "Kingdom" work. His most loving memory is his father, the late Rev. George Dix, Sr.