Garrett Kell grew up in Berkeley Springs, WV. He attended Virginia Tech where he came to know the Lord through the witness of a friend and the ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ. Garrett served as the evangelism pastor at Denton Bible Church in Denton, TX while working toward his ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary. Garrett then served as the senior pastor at Graham Bible Church in Graham, TX for seven years. He later spent time on staff with Capitol Hill Baptist Church who helped place him with Del Ray Baptist Church. He is married to Carrie and together they have four children, Eden, Haddon, Phoebe, and Graham. Garrett enjoys hanging out with his family, watching sports and occasionally doing some type of exercise.
A committee that determines whether churches are conforming to Southern Baptist Convention affiliation rules will consider whether Saddleback Church, led by Rick Warren, can continue in fellowship with the SBC after Saddleback recently ordained three women pastors.
At a recent Kidmin Conference, I taught about how to recruit volunteers and then asked attendees to design prototype posters. The goal? Illustrate the principles I’d described for when they need children’s ministry volunteers.
BibleProject's Tim Mackie and Jon Collins say it's not surprising if people find the Bible hard to understand. "Most people," says Tim, "aren’t in the habit of reading ancient texts from across the planet from thousands of years ago, and that’s what the Bible is."