Dr. Mark Bradley is a Northwest native and first generation Southern Baptist. He began his MDiv studies at the Pacific Northwest Campus the day after he was elected pastor of Beavercreek Baptist Church in Oregon, in 1981.
He returned to Golden Gate as director of the PNWC in January, 2010 after twenty-five years as a pastor, the last seventeen at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Pullman, Washington.
Dr. Bradley rejoices to partner with the Northwest Baptist Convention by shaping leaders who expand God's kingdom in the Northwest and around the world. Having begun as a Baptist Collegiate Ministries Director while still a student himself, he has served as an officer of the Northwest Baptist Convention and on their Executive Board, and on the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Dr. Bradley and his wife Joy, a teacher to the deaf and hard of hearing, have four children. He enjoys running, hiking, movies, and reading.