"…to the praise of the glory of His grace…" Ephesians 1:6

One Hope Staff

Joe Blankenship

Personal History Joe has been involved in urban ministry since 1983, mostly here in Tulsa. He also served as pastor for 13 years areas just north of Dallas, Texas. He has been married to his beautiful wife, Rosa, since 1983, and they have 11 children and 5 grandchildren. He graduated from The University of Tulsa (B.S.) with a…

Jared Tabor

Personal History Jared Tabor is the Associate Pastor at Springs of Grace Bible Church. He married his wife Carrie, the director of Hope 918, in 2014.

Tyler Brown

Personal History Tyler was born in Eugene, Oregon to a family of seven. In his early twenties, Christ came and found him by His gospel of grace and changed the course of his life forever. Tyler went to The Master’s College in California to play baseball and learn more about God and His Word.  He majored in Biblical Counseling,…

Carrie Poole Tabor

Personal History Carrie grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and came to Tulsa for a summer internship with One Hope in 2009.  Ever since interning that first summer, God completely changed her life and gave her a desire to be a part of One Hope in a larger role.  After graduating from The Masters…

Miriam Boone

Personal History Miriam Boone is the Program Coordinator for One Hope where she directs the getAHEAD after school and summer tutoring program, helps lead the urban ministry internship for college students, and has the privilege of building friendships with people in our community. She holds a BA in English and Bible from The Master’s College and has completed the Christian Counseling Education…

Nate Boone

Personal History Nate Boone is the young adult pastor at Springs of Grace Bible Church and leads the summer internship program with his wife, Miriam. He works part-time as an RN with Elite Medical Staff and as a Paramedic at EMSA and enjoys loving people who are in medical need. He has been married to Miriam…

Cody Balfour

Cody grew up in the inner city of Tulsa, OK and has moved back from Nashville, TN after getting his degree in Pastoral Ministry from Welch College. Has been doing urban ministry since 2015 and currently serves as our Student/Youth Pastor. He’s passionate about biblical justice and the inner-city community of Tulsa.