What to Expect
Modern services, a message you can relate to, coffee, music and a relaxed atmosphere are what you'll find every week. Just come as you are! Bring your family, come by yourself or come with a friend...and meet some new ones!
Looking forward to meeting you!
Brad is the founding and lead pastor of Cornerstone UMC in Grand Rapids, MI. Cornerstone began as a church plant in 1990. Cornerstone has experienced continual growth over 29 years, and is now a multisite church of three campuses in Caledonia, South Wyoming, and Heritage Hill in downtown Grand Rapids. Brad’s passion is helping people know Jesus and make Him known, and helping churches recover their vision and effectiveness.
Approximately 2,650 people worship on one of the Cornerstone campuses every week. Cornerstone is deeply involved in helping to break the cycle of poverty in the Grand Rapids area through several community partnerships. Cornerstone has also established a global outreach to northern Kenya and Guatemala through child sponsorships, clean water and evangelism efforts.
Brad coaches, consults in areas of new church planting and church revitalization, leadership, growth, and multisite ministry related topics. Brad has been married to Colleen for 39 years. They have two grown children, Kaylee and Ben, one son-in-law Mitch, and a granddaughter Avery Joy.