’90s Nickelodeon star Kel Mitchell is now a youth pastor

Former nickelodeon star Kel Mitchell is officially a youth pastor at Spirit Food Christian Church in California.

Mitchell starred in popular “All That” and “Kenan and Kel television shows. Now, he will be developing a new career as a youth pastor.

Former comedy actor revealed the news through his Facebook account.

“Blessed and thankful for my Spirit Food Family and thank you Pastor Garry D. Zeigler for seeing the calling of God on my life and trusting me with your youth department,” Mitchell said.

With the announcement and his words of gratitude,Mitchell quoted Romans 8:28-29: “And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. For God knew his people in advance, and he chose them to become like his Son, so that his Son would be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters.”


Previous his growing faith, Mitchell struggled with many issues. In a post on his website in 2015, Mitchell opened up about experiencing suicidal thoughts. Besides that, he also expressed other situations related to having many bad personal experiences, including a divorce.

“I have been through so many ups and downs in my life,” wrote Mitchell at the time. “Suicidal, divorce, drug and alcohol usage, deep in sin, dealing with the lost [sic] of [loved] ones to gang violence, debt, hurt, pain, vanity, lust, heartbreak, feeling LOST looking for answers. I have seen, felt and been in all types of sin and have been done wrong by others.”

Dark days are gone

Mitchell said that since the moment he became a Christian, he finally found peace.

And it was his new life who made things new and as part of enjoying his new life, Mitchell remarried and became a stage manager for a church in the Los Angeles area.

“When sorrow tries to come knocking, I know I have my God that will destroy sorrow in its tracks,” he said.

“People always gossip about a new diet they found and lay out a plan so you can do it. Well, I want to gossip about the Word of God and tell you how it saved me, feels good and it works! If you are what you eat, then I am eating SPIRIT FOOD daily.” he added.


Source: The Christian Post

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