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9Marks Speaker Garrett Kell Coming to Chapel

by Benjamin Deeter, Student Public Relations Writer

Garrett Kell, lead pastor at Del Ray Baptist Church in Alexandria, Virginia, will speak in chapel at Cedarville University on Tuesday, Oct. 29. Chapel begins at 10 a.m. and is open to the public.

Kell graduated from Virginia Tech in 2000. During his time at Virginia Tech, Kell gave his life to Christ through the witness of a friend and the ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ. In 2005, he earned master’s degrees in pastoral studies and New Testament studies at Dallas Theological Seminary.

Kell served as a pastor with Graham Bible Church in Graham, Texas, for seven years. He later spent time on staff with Capitol Hill Baptist Church.

Since 2012, he has served as pastor of Del Ray Baptist Church. He and his wife, Carrie, have five children: Eden, Haddon, Phoebe, Graham and Simeon.

Kell is a plenary speaker for the annual 9Marks Pastors Conference taking place at Cedarville University Oct. 29-30.

Along with Kell, the conference will host eight speakers, including Dr. Thomas White, president of Cedarville University; Mark Vroegop, lead pastor of College Park Church in Indianapolis; Jonathan Leeman, editorial director of 9Marks; and Dr. Jeremy Kimble, director of Cedarville’s Center for Biblical Integration and associate professor of theology.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 4,380 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, including its Master of Divinity program, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and high student engagement ranking. For more information about the University, visit

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