Inspiring among all peoples an overflowing joy in God through Jesus Christ

Position & Ministry Description:  As a teaching elder, much of Brad's time is devoted to the study of Scripture in preparation for building up our church family through the Word of God. His other responsibilities include discerning and developing vision, training leadership, and working with other leaders to shepherd our church family.

Brad's Vision: To delight in God ever more deeply so that joy in God overflows in love to others through displaying and declaring His glory in Jesus Christ.

Family Information: Brad and his wife Marleen have four children and six grandchildren.

Favorite Quote:  Brad's favorite quote is from A.W. Tozer: "The gravest question before the church is always God himself, and the most portentous fact about any man is not what he may say or do, but what he in his deep heart conceives God to be like."

Church History:  Brad has been at Neighborhood Church since 1978. In 1985, Brad became our church's first ever full-time staff member.

Ministry Experience & Education: Having graduated from Bob Jones University, Dallas Theological Seminary and Bethel Theological Seminary, Brad has served churches in Louisiana and Wisconsin in addition to teaching several years at a local Bible College.