Former Nickelodeon youngster star Kel Mitchell has by no means been shy about his relationship with God, and the way it’s helped him preserve his sanity whereas coping with the ups and downs of the leisure business.
Now, he’ll have the ability to unfold the Word of God as a licensed minister.
Mitchell, of Kenan & Kel and All That fame, took to social media Sunday (Dec. 8) to announce that he obtained his license to evangelise earlier this month.
“Officially became a Licensed Pastor last weekend,” the actor and comic revealed on each Twitter and Instagram. “Blessed and thankful for my @spiritfood Food Family and thank you Pastor Zeigler for seeing the calling of God on my life and trusting me with your Youth Department.”
Officially grew to become a Licensed Pastor final weekend. Blessed and grateful for my @spiritfood Food Family and thanks Pastor Zeigler for seeing the calling of God on my life and trusting me along with your Youth Department ?? #SoulfulSunday #AllGod pic.twitter.com/ERXUefiUsT
— Kel Mitchell (@Iamkelmitchell) December 8, 2019
While the transfer could look like it got here out of nowhere, it didn’t, as Kel has been working in ministry for a number of years now, in keeping with the web site for Spirit Food Christian Center, the place he’s a youth pastor.
“When he is not acting, writing or directing, Mitchell speaks to youth across the country encouraging them to trust in the Lord and follow their dreams,” his bio reads.
“Kel also has been faithfully involved in Helps Ministry for over 8 years at his church, and most recently became the Youth Pastor of Spirit Food Christian Center after Pastor Zeigler saw God’s calling on his life to reach & teach the youth.”
In 2015, Mitchell revealed in a weblog put up on his web site that after Kenan & Kel was canceled in 2004, alongside along with his marriage falling aside and him not with the ability to safe any movie/TV work, he grew to become “suicidal” and concerned in “deep sin” whereas coping with his “divorce, drug and alcohol usage … the lost of love ones to gang violence, debt, hurt, pain, vanity, lust [and] heartbreak.”
Kel stated, in a subsequent interview with People journal, after feeling “lost and looking for answers,” he returned to the religion that was instilled in him rising up on the South Side of Chicago because the grandson of a pastor.
“I felt like I’d hit a wall,” the actor stated. “I was like, ‘Okay. I need to figure out what I need to do in my life.’ I was trying to figure it all out on my own. But what I needed to do was turn to Him. Once I found that clarity with Christ, I knew everything would work out.”
Mitchell stated he finally discovered peace due to his revived relationship with God, in addition to his relationships along with his son, Lyric, daughter Allure, and his new spouse Asia Lee, a designer and rapper whom he married in 2012.
“I enjoy living this life,” stated Mitchell. “I don’t let things frustrate or worry me anymore. I don’t do that because I have peace in my heart. I have God.”
Mitchell’s announcement about turning into a licensed pastor comes on the heels of his latest stint on ABC’s Dancing With the Stars, the place he completed because the runner-up to former The Bachelorette star Hannah Brown
The 41-year-old is additionally an government producer of a new iteration of the traditional Nickelodeon sketch comedy present All That alongside Kenan Thompson.