#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:

  • Church planting
  • Pastoring as a single pastor
  • Church growth
  • 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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Comment Below: When was a time that the Lord showed you His grace and His mercy?

Books mentioned in this episode:

Start with Why

Good to Great

Want to hear an episode about finding purpose in suffering, wounds, scars and brokenness? Listen to my conversation with Doug Everaad

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