Brittany Kelm

Brittany Kelm
Brittany Kelm formerly was the the recruitment assistant at Austin Grad. She's also worked on political campaigns and was a communications liaison for the House of Representatives in the Texas State Capitol. Brittany graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Government and a minor in Communications. While at UT, she was a member of Young Conservatives of Texas and interned at the United States Senate.

Recent Posts


Eternal Threads Founder is Austin Grad Alumna

Austin Graduate School of Theology alumna Linda Egle is passionate to serve and be on mission for the Lord.  She does this by bringing opportunity and hope to women across the world through the organization she founded, Eternal Threads. Eternal Threads is a nonprofit organization based in Abilene, Texas.  The organization helps women in impoverished countries support their families and improve their livelihoods with their handiwork in sewing and tailoring.        Eternal Threads is able to partner with these women and provide a market for them to sell their goods in the United States.  Linda … [Read more...]

Marketplace Ministries at Rudy’s BBQ 

What if more businesses employed people like Christopher Bennett whose job is to minister to other employees?  Chris, a graduate of Austin Graduate School of Theology,  is a Team Member Care Associate at K&N Management, which owns the well-known establishments Mighty Fine Burgers and Rudy’s BBQ.   Simply put, Chris’ work empowers people to make positive change in their lives. Whether they are wanting to excel in their career,  experiencing difficult relationships, or maybe dealing with addictions, K&N Management has created a team that’s available 24/7 to help bridge the gap between what is and what could be. … [Read more...]

Missionary in Russia

Austin Graduate School of Theology's newest Living Stones Award recipient Joel Petty serves the Lord as a missionary in Russia. “I find fulfillment when someone comes to the realization that God exists and loves them…when someone finds joy by hearing and obeying God's word not only when coming to Christ initially, but as they follow him throughout life with all its ups, downs, adventures and suffering,” Joel said. Joel received his bachelor’s degree from Southwest Texas (now known as Texas State Universary) in geography and political science with a concentration in Soviet studies.  It was the late 80's.  By the time he … [Read more...]

Church Elder & Hospice Chaplain

Philip Vick, Austin Grad's newest Living Stones Award recipient, has always felt called to serve the church, he says.  Currently, he's an elder at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio where Max Lucado is the Senior Teaching and Equipping Minister.  Philip and his wife, Donna, began attending Oak Hills Church in 1989, and he says it was an honor to be asked to serve in the eldership role. As a church elder, Philip is often called to offer pastoral care including prayer and spiritual counseling.  Philip also serves in the praise and worship ministry. … [Read more...]

Ministry of the Arts in action by one Christian Artist

Christian Artist Dr. Tatiana Nikolova-Houston is the newest recipient of the the Living Stones Award.  Tatiana exemplifies what it means to glorify God in our works.  "Faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead." (James 2:17)  As an artist with many awards and distinctions, she uses her faith as the center of inspiration in all of her artwork.  Tatiana was born in Bulgaria in 1961 and came to America in 1990.  Tatiana is a alum of Austin Graduate School of Theology, receiving her Bachelor’s and Master’s in Biblical Studies.  Later, she attended the University of Texas where she received a Ph.D in 2008 … [Read more...]