Deacon Dr. Patrick Bradley
An anointed “Man of God”, Deacon Dr. Patrick Bradley is the Minister of Worship & Creative Arts at the Westside Baptist in Lewisville, Texas. His God-given gifts have allowed him to minister, write, compose, and travel across the United States teaching the gospel of Jesus through song.
Dr. Bradley is a distinguished graduate of Point Loma Nazarene University in Point Loma, CA, with a B. A. Degree in Music Education, with a concentration in piano. He graduated and earned his Master of Arts and Worship Leadership from Dallas Baptist University in Dallas, Texas, with the highest honors. He was also awarded his doctorate in music and ministry from the Eastern Conservatory of Music and Bell Grove Theological Seminary.
As a leader in the church, Dr. Bradley exemplifies the powerful ministry of gospel music. With his guidance, the choirs of Westside have developed a rich and far-reaching ministry. The choir members are no longer choir members, but Ministers of Music.
Dr. Bradley oversees all aspects of church worship and creative arts. In addition, he is the Director of Music at Paul Quinn College, the Music Director the Texas Mass Choir, the Minister of Music for the Dallas Chapter of the Gospel Music Workshop of America, Inc., a faculty member and songwriter for the Gospel Music Workshop of America, Inc., and an instructor with the African American Fellowship of the Baptist General Convention of Texas. Dr. Bradley is a writer for the Catholic Hymnal, Lead Me Guide Me, and the Baptist Hymnal, Total Praise. He has also written and presented songs to the Hampton Ministers Conference.
Dr. Bradley is also a gospel music recording artist. Westside’s first CD project “One Witness” was released in 2013. This project was awarded 4 Rhythm of Gospel Awards (Traditional Choir of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Artist of the Year, and CD of the Year). The choir was blessed to make a television appearance on BET’s Bobby Jones Gospel.
He is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha, Incorporated. Deacon Dr. Bradley and his wife, Traci, are the parents of one son, Josiah Troy.