Pastor’s History


Pastor Bradley Bell, a native of Roanoke, Alabama grew up in the city of Atlanta where he graduated from Luther Judson Price High School. He has attended Tuskegee Institute, DeKalb Community College, and Craver Bible College. He received a Bachelor of Theology from Andersonville Theological Seminary where his is currently studying for his master’s degree.

Pastor Bell is married to former Lorie Edmonson. They have four children, Bradley, Adrienne Bell Cooper(Rodrick Cooper), Minister Roderick Bell(Celise Bell, Charlie and five grandchildren.

Pastor Bell was employed with the city of Atlanta Fire Department for 19 years (six of those years as Fire Department Chaplain). He served as Director of Security at theĀ Atlanta MarketĀ Center for 10 years. He has served in the United States Military.

Pastor Bell Received his Certificate of License to preach in 1977, and received his Certificate of Ordination in 1978 by the late, Pastor G.W. Baker of Second Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia.

Pastor Bell has been preaching and pasturing for over thirty years. He has pastured several churches in the Atlanta and Rome area. He has been the pastor of First Baptist Church, for 20 years, pastor Bell, through his vision of 1995, led the First Baptist congregation in the construction of a 1.5 Million dollar structure, which was completed December 2002.

Pastor Bell has served on the following community programs: Carroll County Soup kitchen Board of Directors, Carroll County Mentoring Program, Volunteer Chaplain for Tanner Medical Center, Hospice, Teen Pregnancy Prevention Task Force, Prison Ministry, and the Carroll County Ministerial Alliance. Pastor Bell was instrumental in getting a street named after the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and started the first Martin Luther King, Jr. Ecunemical Service in Carrollton, which is held annually in January.

Pastor Bell, an anointed man of God, is on the move with God, to bring about lasting change in these last days.