Matthew L. Kelley

Rev. Dr. Matthew L. Kelley (he/him/his) is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church. His current ministry is with Family Scholar House in Louisville, Kentucky, where he manages a web tool that helps connect people in need with free resources. He serves as a chaplain to everyone in the community who serve people on the margins. Matt's doctoral research at Candler School of Theology focused on how faith communities read and interpret violent texts in scripture. He has written numerous articles and book chapters on worship, liturgy, and leadership in ministry, and is the co-author of Out of the Depths: Your Companion Through Depression and Anxiety. You can see more of Matt's work at

Fri 12:00pm - 12:50pm Confronting Difficult Texts in the Bible Convo 06
Sat 1:00pm - 1:50pm Confronting Difficult Texts in the Bible Convo 06