Brad is a staff elder and Mercyview's founding pastor. He serves the church as its primary preaching pastor, as well as overseeing its vision and corporate worship efforts. Brad has been married to his wife Holly since 1999 and they have nine children – Cooper, Margo, Sloan, Everett, Blythe, Owen, Paige, Asher and Reese.
He has served in local church ministry since 2003. He and his family moved to Tulsa to plant Mercyview in May 2010 from St. Louis, MO, where he spent three years in a church planting internship at The Journey. Brad is originally from Jackson, Missouri, is a 2000 graduate of Missouri Baptist University (B.A.), and is currently a part of an Anago Partners cohort in Tulsa, an organization that upskills pastors to lead flourishing churches through ongoing gospel renewal and leadership and management best practices. He writes regularly on issues of the gospel, community, mission, culture, and music at multi-author blogs Gospel Centered Discipleship and For the Church.