Blake has been a pastor since 2003, he and Deedee have been at MVBC since October 2013. They have been married for 24 years and have no children, except for Polly, their cocker spaniel. Blake is currently working on his B.A. of Biblical and Theological Studies at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. Deedee has an A.A. in Business from Liberty University and is currently working towards her B.A. in Business. They currently reside in Ravenden on their 77 acre hill farm. Blake's interests include: hunting, fishing, singing, and taking long rides with Deedee. Deedee's interests include: photography, and going on any type of trip, whether planned or spontaneous.

Blake's favorite food is Lasagna and if he could pick one place to eat, it would be Fuddrucker's. His life verse is Phillipians 4:13 "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."

Deedee's favorite food is Ice Cream and if she could pick one place to eat, it would be with Blake at Fuddrucker's. Her life verse is Jeremiah 29:11 "For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope."