Mount Canaan Baptist Church
|Dr. Blake has served as pastor of the Mount Canaan Baptist Church of Shreveport, LA since 1966. He is President Emeritus of the Louisiana Baptist State Convention and was appointed Vice President for the Southwest Region of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. in 2009.|
He received the Honorary Doctorate of Humanities from the Louisiana Baptist University and The Louisiana Democratic Party’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010.
He has served as General Secretary of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., Moderator of the Thirteenth District Baptist Association, Dean and Vice President at Large of the Congress of Christian Education of the Louisiana Baptist State Convention, as well as having served as Chairman of the Evangelical Board of the Louisiana Baptist State Convention.