Pastor Brad came to New Columbus in December 2006. He was elected as pastor and began serving in that role in January 2007. He came to New Columbus with his wife Tabatha, and two sons. In 2014 Pastor Brad and Tabatha adopted three girls and in 2017 one boy.
Pastor Brad studied education and industrial arts at Western Kentucky University where he earned a bachelors degree. Seven years later he announced God’s specific call to earn his living by preaching the gospel. In 2004 he enrolled in Southern Seminary. In 2008 Pastor Brad graduated Southern with a masters degree in pastoral theology.