Kelly was born in Lumberton, North Carolina. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies and History with a Minor in History of Ideas from Southeastern College at Wake Forest. and a Master of Divinity in Biblical Counseling from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He also earned his Doctor of Ministry in Disciple-Making from SEBTS. Kelly previously served as Associate Pastor at Grey Stone Church in Durham, N.C. He has also traveled throughout N.C. and S.C. doing extensive pulpit supply work, revivals, etc.. Kelly currently serves as the Senior Pastor of Temple Baptist Church in Fayetteville, NC. His passion is preaching and teaching God’s Word and seeing lives completely changed by its power. In addition to his responsibilities at Temple, Kelly has served on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee for the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina. He has also served on the Committee on Nominations for the Southern Baptist Convention. Kelly is married to his sweet wife, Lindsey, and is also the proud father of two boys, Caleb and Camden. The Bullard’s enjoy traveling, playing with their dog, Cody, and spending time with family and friends.