Pastor Meredith spent his childhood with his mother and older brother James Meredith in College Park, Georgia where he learned invaluable lessons of respect, brotherhood and loyalty. Pastor Meredith is a graduate of College Park High School, and went on to pursue his Bachelor’s Degree from Breanau University, located in Marietta GA. Pastor Meredith received his honorary Doctorate Degree in 2008. Pastor Meredith received his formal seminary training from the Luther Rice Seminary School where he concentrated in the area of Biblical Studies.
Pastor Meredith’s Christianity was rooted in a foundation embedded by his grandmother early in his childhood. While spending summers and holidays with her, the Good News was spread through his grandmother’s words, prayers and lifestyle. As a child he was introduced to the Holiness of the Communion, an example of the many lessons that remain with him today. The transition to Christianity was fully manifested throughout series of life changing events. Kendrick Meredith found himself in the face of God accepting the Altar Call.
A few years later, Pastor Meredith’s pastoral career began when he received his minister’s license in 2001 and was ordained in 2003. He attended Berean Christian Church where he was mentored by his spiritual father Pastor Kerwin B. Lee. He served as armor bearer and eventually held the post of Chief Armor Bearer. In this role is where Pastor Meredith developed what he refers to as his “Servant’s Spirit.” Pastor Meredith strongly believes that any good leader must be an even greater servant. He spent a total of eight years under the guidance and tutelage of Pastor Lee. In 2003, Pastor Meredith answered the call to begin the ministry that God gave him which eventually was birthed into Life Abundantly Church. Life Abundantly’s biblical foundation can be found in John 10:10 “…I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly”. The mission of Life Abundantly Church is to: Save the Lost, Equip the Saved and Send the Equipped. Life Abundantly is currently located in Conyers, GA.
In addition to the full-time duties of the ministry, Pastor Meredith founded Co-Laborer Ministries which focuses on training, teaching and developing pastors to enlarge the Kingdom of God. He currently serves on the administrative team at the Stone Mountain Baptist Association. When he finds the time Pastor Meredith relaxes by playing golf, horseback riding, and cooking.
He is the proud father of three daughters and two sons. He is the ever-devoted husband of Tammy Angela Meredith. They currently reside in Covington, Georgia. Pastor Meredith is often quoted as by saying, "Live Life in the Abundance."