M. (Melissa) Sadell Bradley is a dynamic teacher and worship leader. A native of Philadelphia, PA, Sadell has served in full-time ministry for over 20 years, including 14 years on staff as the Youth Director and Music Pastor at Christ Emmanuel Christian Fellowship and three years as the Ministry Development Director at Equipping Ministries International, Inc. Currently, Sadell is in her third year as campus pastor for Chi Alpha Campus Ministries at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College and as Worship Leader at First Christian Assembly.
Sadell travels in worship ministry with her group, GRACE, both on their own and as background singers for other artists. They have performed in ministry of the preached Word in churches, at conferences, with women’s group and in women’s prison, regionally, nationally, and in Malawi, Africa.
Her husband Sherman Bradley is Vice President of the City Gospel Mission homeless shelter and drug recovery program. They have two adult daughters, Whitney and Shaniqua, and one grandson, Jaxon.
In September of 2012, the Bradley’s will launch a new church plant, New City Cincinnati, at the School of Creative and Performing Arts in the Downtown Central Business and Arts District, Over the Rhine.
Sadell’s main desire is to see people saved, healed, delivered and set free by the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Word of God and the power and presence of the Holy Spirit. Psalm 121 is her favorite passage of Scripture. Her favorite sport is basketball and she loves the arts.