Dr. Gary M. Bradley, Sr.
Church Growth Minister, [email]
is a native of Montgomery, Alabama, where he
attended Alabama Christian Elementary, High School, and College.
also holds M.Th. and D. Min. degrees from Alabama Christian School of Religion.
is married to the former Bobbie Strickland, with whom he
shares three children, six grandchildren, two great granddaughters, and one great grandson.
Gary Jr. is a prosecuting attorney in Shelby County, Alabama, and preaches by appointment.
Gary's younger son, Philip, has been the minister of the Guntersville Church of Christ
for 20 years.
only daughter, lives in Huntsville and speaks often at ladies' days, retreats, and ladies' classes.
has recently authored a devotional book.
has preached for 58 years in Alabama and Tennessee, including 36 years as the pulpit minister for the Mayfair Church of Christ
He has been the moderator and producer of the "Abundant Living" television program for more than 35 years.
As Mayfair transitions to a new pulpit minister, Gary continues to work with the congregation as head of the "Gary Bradley Ministries," a church growth and leadership ministry overseen by the Mayfair elders.
preaches at Mayfair
on the first Sunday of each month and spends remaining Sundays in consultation with churches going through relocation.
also conducts workshops on leadership, preacher training, church growth, and "closing the church's back door."
One of Gary's greatest passions is mission work in Cuba.
has made over 25 trips there to preach and train perachers.
first trip to the island in 1993, he
has maintained a constant effort in Cuba.
trips have included workshops for preachers and a recent, unprecedented trip to distribute 20,000 Bibles by special permission of the Cuban government.
Gary Bradley, Minister [email]