Mark Bradley

Adjunct Lecturer in Pastoral Ministry



BA, Acadia University

MDiv, Acadia University

DMin, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary


Mark Bradley was born and raised on the east coast of Canada. He attended Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia where he received a BA in religious studies and a Masters of Divinity Degree. In the early 90’s, Mark came to Chicago to study urban ministry as part of a Doctor of Ministry degree at Northern Baptist Theological Seminary in Lombard, IL. He worked at in a church in the Uptown neighborhood in Chicago for a few years. Then he completed a CPE residency program and spent three years as a staff chaplain in the Chicago area. In 1999, he began working in a Chicago street outreach program and served as the director of that program for over a decade. In addition, Mark has been pastor of First Congregational Church of Forest Glen in Chicago since 2001. Mark is ordained in the American Baptist Churches (USA). He is a board certified chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains and a CPE Certified Educator with the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education.