Blake Appleby was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. He now lives in Central Florida with his wife Meredith and their son, Micah Chandler. He loves the family, ministry, and life that God has graciously given him.
Blake is a young, emerging communicator. He’s passionate about evangelizing the lost and equipping believers to live for the glory of God. He desires to see people experience and enjoy the life-changing power of the gospel!
Blake was saved at a youth camp when he was a teenager. In high school, he knew God’s plan for his life was to minister to students. God has been faithful every step of the way! Blake is the Student Pastor at First Baptist Umatilla and travels to various events (i.e.: Disciple Now, camps, retreats, etc.) throughout the year sharing the gospel of Jesus.
Education: Liberty University