Ankeny Baptist Church is pleased to announce that Pastor Jason Blunk has accepted the position of Senior Pastor effective May 15. Pastor Jason has served at Ankeny Baptist Church since 2009 in the capacity of Assistant Pastor, primarily in youth and preaching ministries. Pastor Jason has a long standing relationship with Ankeny Baptist Church having attended and served there throughout his childhood and adult years. His education history includes attending and graduating high school from Grandview Park Baptist School. Pastor Jason then attended Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary and, in 2004, received his undergraduate Bachelor of Science Degree in the Assistant Pastoral Program with an emphasis in Youth. He further earned his Master of Arts in Biblical Studies in 2018 from Faith Baptist Theological Seminary. Pastor Jason currently participates as a board member of the Iowa Regular Baptist Camp (Chair), Baptist Church Planters Council, Iowa Association of Regular Baptist Church, State Youth Committee, Grand View Christian School Pastoral Council, and Brains and Bibles Ministry. His ministry in outside agencies includes the position of Assistant Coach on the Grand View Christian School girls’ basketball staff. Pastor Jason is a notable speaker at church conferences, high schools, youth events/retreats, camps, and local churches across the country. Pastor Jason and his wife, Jill, have four children: Gunnar, Jordyn, Jett, and Rylie. They currently reside in the Ankeny area.