Blaine has been a pastor in the United Methodist Church since 2002 and has served as lead pastor at Journey Community Church since July 2006.  He is passionate about partnering with God to unleash a movement of disciple-making disciples to change the world.  He believes Kingdom influence overflows from spiritual transformation, so he is committed to a journey of ever-deepening transformation in Jesus.  He lives into his calling by providing visionary leadership, transformational teaching and leadership training for Journey Community Church and beyond.  He has been married to his high school sweetheart, Jodie, for 20 years and they have four children.
MISSY FUSON – Assistant Pastor
Missy joined the Journey Community Church staff in 2011 and currently serves as Assistant Pastor. Her passion for spiritual transformation and missional focus find expression through discipling, teaching, preaching, worship arts, leadership development, and community connections. Missy has a B.A. in Music from The Ohio State University, and Master of Divinity/Master of Arts in Counseling Ministries degrees from The Methodist Theological School in Ohio.
Missy has been married to Bob for 33 years. They have 5 children, a daughter-in-law, son-in-law, and 2 grandchildren. Missy enjoys coffee, dark chocolate, travelling, bookstores, sage green, incense, and spending time with family and friends.
Jason Nix- Director of Worship & Communications 
Jason Nix comes from the great state of Texas. He and his wife Elizabeth recently moved to the Columbus area in the Spring of 2019. Jason has served in ministry for over 10 years.
CHRIS BURNEKA – Director of NextGen Kids
Chris joined Journey Community Church in 2017.   Chris is married to his wife, Tiffany and father of 3 boys.
JODIE KEENE – Facilities Manager
Jodie is the wife of Pastor Blaine and stays very busy with their 4 children.  Along with the custodian responsibilities around the church Jodie is a key leader with our  student ministry.