Joe is the pastor at Springs of Grace Church in Tulsa and also serves as the president of One Hope Tulsa. Joe has been doing urban ministry in Tulsa for over twenty-five years. He has been a part of One Hope since its inception and finds the pursuits of One Hope in line with his greatest dream in ministry- to take our love to a higher level. Joe has been joyfully married to wife Rosa since 1983, and Joe and Rosa are blessed with eleven children, four sons-in-law, one daughter-in-law, and seven grandchildren. Joe also ministers through coaching football at Metro Christian Academy. He holds degrees from The University of Tulsa (BS) and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv).

“The passion of my life is to leverage what influence I have as a father, coach, pastor, husband, friend, and neighbor to help rescue the helpless and spread the hope giving/life giving message of Jesus with all that God would give me the opportunity to love.” – Joe Blankenship