Deborah Bradford is a Preacher, Psalmist, Writer, Mentor, Entrepreneur, and serves beside her husband, Senior Pastor Myron Bradford, as First Lady and Associate Pastor of New Jerusalem Baptist Church, McKinney, Texas. She has been noted as one of the emerging voices called to the body of Christ for such a time as this.
Deborah accepted her call to preach in 1996, at Greater Faith Baptist Church, Tulsa, OK; and became a Licensed Minister with The Potter’s House of Dallas, Inc., in 2006; and an Ordained Elder in 2009. She was ordained as Associate Pastor of New Jerusalem Baptist Church in May 2017.
Prior to her call to full time ministry, Deborah served as the Executive Assistant to Mrs. Serita Jakes, The Potter’s House Church, Dallas; Program Director for the nationally acclaimed God’s Leading Ladies Life Enrichment Program, and the WoMan to Woman Starting Over Ministry; as well as the Coordinator for multiple women’s events at The Potter’s House Church. She currently serves as Director of Women, Children, and Youth Affairs for New Jerusalem Baptist Church.
She is the co-founder of the Community C.A.R.E. Program, a non-profit organization that provides resources and economic empowerment for families, and communities in need. The program was founded in 2006.
Deborah’s heart’s desire is to see lives changed and empowered by the word of God. She has been characterized as witty, humorous, and brings a captivating no-nonsense approach when sharing the Word of God. She is the founder of In His Beauty Women’s Ministry, and is dedicated to helping women from all walks of life discover their true beauty, which she believes lies in their personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and the discovery of who He predestined them to be.
Deborah and Pastor Myron have been married for 35 years. They are the proud parents of four children and six grandchildren.