Pastor Cord & Donna Blankenship, Senior Pastors
Founder and Senior Pastor of Refiner's Fire Ministries, International, Pastor Cord Blankenship and his wife Donna founded RF in 2001.
Pastor Cord spent his youth and young adult years chasing the dream of cars, money and worldly prosperity, but at the age of 27 he cried out to God and Jesus Christ changed his life and put him on a path that he could have never imagined for himself. Working multiple jobs, Pastor Cord began evangelizing anyone nearby telling them of what Jesus had done for him and what Jesus could do for them. After working under the leadership of other senior pastors, in 2001 Pastor Cord and Donna began Refiner's Fire Ministries in Ennis, TX to further the kingdom of God.
Pastor Cord sows into the lives of those at RF and into other communities locally and globally. He has a passion to see Christians become leaders in their lives with their families, friends and coworkers. Pastor Cord strives to see all generations know the love of Christ from newborn to teens to senior status.
Pastor Cord and Donna have been married since 1981 and they have two daughters, Christy & Katy and four grandchildren; Anabel, Allee, Esther & Calum.
Pastor Jeremy & Lea Ann Price, Youth Pastors
Ennis CampusYouth Pastors for Refiners Fire Ministries, International.
Pastor Jeremy and Lea Ann Price have been involved in the Lord's service since 1999, when Pastor Jeremy felt the call to ministry. Pastor Jeremy grew up Athens, TX and graduated from Malakoff High School. Lea Ann is from Eustace, TX and graduated from Westwood High School in Palestine. Pastor Jeremy spent 15 years in law enforcement in the East Texas area and 8 years in the Oil & Gas industry throughout the United States.
Pastor Jeremy has a passion to build individuals into leaders and see them filled with confidence and power. Pastor Jeremy also works to see families strengthened and filled with power through the preaching and equipping by the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Pastor Jeremy and Lea Ann have been married since 1996 and have 3 children; Coty, Randal and Maci who are all in ministry in various capacities.
Tiffany Mosley, Worship MinisterEnnis Campus
Worship Minister for Refiner's Fire Ministries, International, Tiffany Mosley has been with RF since 2003.
Tiffany grew up in a Church of Christ and attended Southern Methodist University in Texas. Tiffany has served in ministry in several capacities through youth ministry and praise team and in 2011 she was moved to leadership as the Worship Minister for RF.
Tiffany works to integrate many different styles of music and performances to ensure a full-range worship experience during each service. Tiffany strives to combine the various music styles and performances with a diverse team of talented individuals to guide everyone to look to the one and only Creator.
Tiffany has one daughter, Melody.
Pastor Mark & Ginger Richardson, Care PastorsEnnis Campus
Care Pastors for Refiner's Fire Ministries, International, Pastor Mark and Ginger Richardson have been with RF since it was founded in 2001.
Pastor Mark and Ginger minister to the body of RF through hospital visits, biblical wisdom, water baptisms and words of encouragement to those in need within the church. Ginger serves in a double capacity as a member and a support leader for the RF Praise Team. Pastor Mark and Ginger meet with engaged and married couples to help them build their marital foundations on Christ to make their families stronger and the church body stronger. They believe that strong families mean strong church.
Pastor Mark and Ginger have been married since 1984 and they have one son, Jacob and his wife Melissa, one daughter, Rebekah and her husband Steve, and four grandchildren.
Pastor Marshall & Tammy Andrews, Children's PastorsEnnis Campus
Children's Pastors for Refiner's Fire Ministries, International, Pastor Marshall and Tammy Andrews have been with RF since it was founded in 2001.
Pastor Marshall and Tammy love little kids and love seeing their lives changed through Christ. Pastor Marshall brings the excitement with his unique costumes and booming personality while Tammy anchors it all down with structure and organization. Together, they make for a powerful team that can get kids excited about Jesus all while learning Biblical truths each and every service. They also oversee our Nursery Team as well as our monthly Bible Study for all adults.
Pastor Marshall and Tammy have been married since 1977 and they have three children, Michelle, Shawn & Deborah and two grandchildren, Malachi & Josiah.
Pastor Paul & Shelley Nekuza, Outreach PastorsEnnis Campus
Outreach Pastors for Refiner's Fire Ministries, International, Pastor Paul & Shelley Nekuza have been with RF since it was founded in 2001.
Pastor Paul is a fourth generation Ennisite and has lived in this community his whole life. He spent his childhood and young adult years as a member of the local Catholic church, but prayers from his grandmother-in-law led Pastor Paul to surrender his life to Jesus Christ at the age of 30.
Pastor Paul participates in and oversees activities in City Outreach, Clown Ministry, local food & clothing banks, homeless shelters in Dallas and Men's Ministry to connect people to Christ outside the church walls. Shelley has put her past experience as a caterer and event coordinator to use in God's kingdom by coordinating food and event planning for RF events including New Member Luncheons, annual meetings, and more.
Pastor Paul and Shelley have been married since 1992 and they have 2 children, Rylee & Caleb.