Chad Blansit


Notice- The topic discussed on this episode of The Pastor’s Collective is regarding depression and suicide. If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline which is available 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255 (1-800-273-TALK).

On this episode of The Pastor’s Collective, Greg Surratt and Darrin Patrick talk to Chad Blansit, Pastor of Destiny Church in Republic, Missouri. Chad recounts the moment he hit rock bottom and considered suicide his only option to address his suffering. Chad’s story is about redemption from death and darkness, forgiving himself and his ongoing fight against shame and rejection and religion and law. You’ll hear about Chad’s incredible loss and how the Lord has equipped him with coping mechanisms to strengthen his resolve and faith.



National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Available 24/7

1-800-273-8255 (1-800-273-TALK)


The Pastors Collective is a production of Narrativo.


Executive Produced by Greg Surratt and Darrin Patrick

Produced by Mike Cosper

Edited by Quinnette Connor

Mixed by Mark Owens

Music by Dan Phelps

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