Kelly graduated from Moody Bible Institute, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Mission Aviation Technology. Along with his wife, Becca, Kelly has served as a mission pilot in several countries for Mission Aviation Fellowship and Samaritan’s Purse International Relief. Kelly and Becca met in Nicaragua in 2000, and subsequently served as a family in Mali, Kenya, Sudan and Central Asia. He and his family returned to the US in 2013. Kelly began flying for an airline and concurrently earned a Masters of Business Administration from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. He joined Gateway Church Staff in October of 2017. Kelly and Becca have 3 daughters: Taryn, Marissa, and Jenna.
Having flown airplanes to enable God’s people in far away and hidden places, Kelly is passionate about leveraging God’s resources for the growth of Christ’s kingdom and his renown.