M. Sadell Bradley


Sadell Bradley, a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, resides in Cincinnati, Ohio. Sadell is a licensed minister, dynamic teacher, and worship leader, who ministers locally, nationally and internationally.

Sadell is a Campus Pastor with Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship where she serves in a leadership and discipleship training ministry at the University of Cincinnati along with her husband, Sherman.

Sadell has been in music ministry in various capacities since age 5, including National Youth President of the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses, and ministry with such artists as: Carol Antrom, Michael Card, Darwin Hobbs, Phillips Craig & Dean. Her friends and ministry groups "Grace" and "Surrendered" have also performed with secular artists such as Michael McDonald, Lyle Lovett and Trace Adkins, and ministered in churches, colleges, in auditoriums and in prison.

She served as Pastor and Director of the Music, Worship, Arts and Communications Departments at Christ Emmanuel Ministries in Cincinnati, Ohio for 14 years. She has consulted with churches who seek to equip their congregations in the arena of worship, music and the arts, and serves as a mentor and support for creative artists.

Prior to becoming a Campus Pastor, Sadell was the Director of Ministry Development for Equipping Ministries International, Inc. and is still a consultant for the organization, that equips Christians around the world to be relationally effective, outreaching Kingdom citizens.

Sadell and her husband Sherman, also a Captiviating Speaker, established the ministry Creative Grace in 2005, to utilize their grace gifts to help "heal what divides the church." (Gal 3:28) Sherman Bradley, is Vice President of City Gospel Mission, which restores formerly incarcerated, drug addicted and homeless men in cincinnati. Under Creative Grace Sadell also travels with Sherman training congregations and non-profit organizations on how to effectively "Consider the Poor."

Sadell is an inspirational teacher and worshipper whose main desire is to see people saved, healed, delivered and set free by the ministry of the Word and the Holy Spirit (Luke 4:18). Sadell is the featured artist and producer of "Creative Grace," an inspirational music CD and is the co-author of the moving and dynamic book, "Breaking the Cycle of Self Abuse" the Lucreta Bowman Story. Together, she and Lucreta have ministered to women inside and outside of prison who experience states of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual incarceration.


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