Pastor Mel 14th Anniversary

14th Anniversary

  We Are Grateful To Celebrate Our 14 Years Together With Pastor Mel & Lady Kendra

  • Join us for a special celebration with a special touch as Pastor Mel will be blessed by the great gift of ONE of the special influences he had in his childhood, the daughter of his very 1st pastor,

      Vivian Renee Pittman, prolific minister & author.

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Born in Brooklyn, New York Mel, grew up in a loving household with his mother Patricia as well as his grandparents, Melford C. & Laura J. Keyes. At seventeen he entered in the United States Air Force where he spent ten years on active duty stationed in Texas where he met his lovely wife, Kendra F. Keyes, now married for 29 years. They have three children and two grandchildren and for the past thirteen of those years, Mel has continued to grow as pastor of The Joshua House of Worship, located in the heart of the west side of San Antonio.
Mel has authored two books, “Hell To The Know” and “7 Keyes For The Best of Your Life,” both based on bible based principles pointed at personal development. As an entrepreneur Mel has created conferences, inspirational radio programming & even played a role in a personal development based reality TV show called “The Keynote.” He and Kendra enjoy building their “Joshua Generation Travel” business as work from home travel agents creating additional income for themselves and to fund their support of other their passion in orphan ministry and other kingdom causes.
As a community leader and an adaptive parent himself, Mel served as a charter member & vice chairman of The Community Clergy Advisory Board (CCAB), a state mandated group promoting the adoption of and provision of services to minority children through consulting with churches and other civic organizations. After his work with the CCAB he was requested as a board member of the Texas “Advisory Committee on Promoting Adoption of Minority Children.”He’s the founder of his own grass roots work in that area, named “Project 50,” which he launched on his 5oth birthday and recently began serving for as the region 8  appointee for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Advisory Committee On Promoting Adoption Of Minority Children Committee [ACPAMC.]
Mel’s studies include an associate degree from the United States Air Force in instruction methodologies, an Associate of Arts in Cross Cultural Studies and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology from The Baptist University of the Americas; as well as a Master’s of Arts degree in Christian Ministry from The Dallas Baptist University.Academically, he’s also served as a founding board member of the student advisory council for The Baptist University of The Americas.
As a certified life coach with 48 Days and founder of “Master Keyes Coaching & Consulting”  Pastor Mel is focused on helping others unlock the vision inside of them in three KEY areas:

Ministry, Entrepreneurship & Leadership


Texas Department Of Family And Protective Services
Advisory Committee On Promoting Adoption Of Minority Children
Interested in partnering with Pastor Mel & 1st Lady Kendra in a huge need GREATER THAN ALL OF US?
Find out more about how you can participate in Pastor Mel’s community leadership responsibility with ACPAMC for REGION 8 to increase compassionate support, adoptions and other services  to thousands of minority children  disproportionately entrapped within the child welfare system.
I solicit your prayers and solid partnership as the Region 8 appointee to spearhead a Christ centered  faith based team of  ministers,  community leaders,  activists, business owners and compassionate believers  coupled with  coordinating productive  action steps alongside those already engaged in the effort to help improve the lives of the disproportionate amount of minority children desperately in need of our help within Bexar county.
Advisory Committee On Promoting Adoption Of Minority Children
  • ACPAMC is an advisory committee to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services [DFPS] established in rule in The Texas Administrative Code 702.511.
  • ACPAMC consists of no more than 24 members to be appointed by the DFPS Commissioner.
  • ACPAMC members serve without compensation.
  • ACPAMC receives its charge from DFPS. That charge includes:
  1. Study, develop, and evaluate programs and projects relating to community awareness and education, family support, counseling, parenting skills and education, and reform of the child welfare system.
  2. Consult with churches and other cultural and civic organizations.
  3. Report to the department at least annually the committee’s recommendations for department programs and projects that will promote the adoption of and provision of services to minority children.


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