#38: Justin Blankenship - Leading Through Personal Tragedy
In this episode, Justin shares his story of losing his wife, child, and mother within a few weeks.
"God is not done with your story. His grace and mercy is there to help you."
- Justin Blankenship
Justin is the Lead Pastor of Landmark Church in Purcell, Oklahoma. Pastor Justin has been the Lead Pastor of Landmark Church since 2008! He and Sarah were married in October of 2018. Justin is very passionate about sharing the gospel with those at the church and throughout the community! Justin and Sarah had their first baby boy in late 2019.
Connect with Justin:
Visit Landmark Church - https://landmarkchurchok.com
Visit him on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/rjwb2000
During our conversation we talk about:
Pastoring as a single pastor
Leading through personal tragedy
Pastoring your community
Opening an outreach center
Breaking limiting beliefs
Starting 2 services as a relational pastor
Quotes from the interview -
"I realized I was the lid that had to change." - Justin Blankenship
"I believe if the local church is doing what it should the whole community should be up lifted. - Justin Blankenship
"I choose joy. Joy wasn't something that was always evident, but I had to make a choice to choose joy." - Justin Blankenship
"Part of my healing was being able to grieve publicly." - Justin Blankenship
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