National Lutheran News

New Lutheran church body names general secretary

The Rev. John F. Bradosky has accepted a call to serve as General Secretary of the North American Lutheran Church (NALC). The General Secretary functions as the church’s chief operating officer, managing its day-to-day administrative functions. Bradosky will be based at the NALC’s international offices in Columbus, Ohio.

“I am thrilled that Pastor Bradosky has accepted the call to be our first General Secretary,” said NALC Bishop Paull Spring. “He will be a tremendous asset for us as we all seek to be faithful and zealous for our mission and ministry.”

Bradosky has 32 years of pastoral experience with diverse knowledge in organization and administration. He has served in urban, suburban, and multicultural settings.

He most recently served as the senior pastor of Epiphany Lutheran Church in Dayton, Ohio. He previously served as pastor of St. John Lutheran Church in Springfield, Ohio; Trinity Lutheran Church in Canton, Ohio; and Grace Lutheran Church in Huntington Beach, California.

Bradosky is a graduate of Hamma School of Theology at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, and Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pennsylvania. He served as president of the Board of Directors of the Lutheran Bible Institute of California and Graceworks Lutheran Services.

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