Originally from Georgia, Blake spent sixteen years in ministry in North Carolina. He earned degrees from Shorter College, Campbell University Divinity School, and Beeson Divinity School. Blake enjoys spending time with his family and loves being involved in a larger community. He has coached baseball and basketball teams since 2008. He has served on the boards of Habitat for Humanity, Kairos Prison Ministry, and the YMCA.
Blake’s wife, Marisa, is a Certified Childbirth Instructor and a Doula. They have three children, Coleston, Rylen, and Anna Carson. Blake joined the BBC staff in August 2016.