is the seventh Senior Pastor of the historic Thirty-First Street Baptist Church in Richmond, VA. A native of Baltimore, MD., Dr. Mitchell is a proud alumnus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and is a two-time graduate of the Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University where he earned his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees.
is a sought after preacher, teacher, consultant, and writer. He is the author of the groundbreaking Judson Press release Black Millennials and the Church: Meet Me Where I Am and continues to serve as a faculty member in the African American Studies Department at the University of Houston.
Dr. Mitchell is a proud member of several organizations including the NAACP and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and considers himself blessed to be married to Lady Lori K. Mitchell, M.D. and to be father of their sons, Mr. Jordan L. Mitchell and newest addition, Mr. Jayden L. Mitchell.
Dr. Mitchell loves God and people - and seeks to do his part in bringing healing to the broken and preaching life to the hopeless.