Director of Missions/Church Planting Catalyst

Dr. Ron Blankenship  

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Ron is the Director of Missions of the Montgomery Baptist Association in Rockville, Maryland.  He has been serving at the Association since early September, 1999.

He has been the pastor of churches in Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee. He previously served as a Special Care and Bereavement Coordinator. He founded and directed Fresh Ideas Ministries in Nashville, TN. He was an adjunct college instructor. Ron also has done freelance writing contributing to articles in various magazines and publications.

Ron was born in Gilbert, West Virginia on June 9, 1956. He graduated from Marshall University where he received his BBA in Accounting and Finance. He then continued his education at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky  where he received his MDIV, MA/CE and DMIN degrees.

He has been heavily involved with the Southern Baptist Convention (local, state and executive levels) by heading up committees such as Church Ministers Relations and Ordination Committee, Nominating Committee, Ministers Conference, Administrative Committee, Personnel Committee, Committee on Committees, General Missions Board and the Church Multiplication Team. He is also engaged in Transition Interim Pastoral Ministry.

Ron is married to Evelyn F. Blankenship and they have three children, Nathan 27, Melanie 25, and Angela 20. The family lives in Montgomery Village, Maryland.