Bruce Grady is a native of Wilmington, North Carolina. He is married to his best friend, Michele Moore, and they have two children, Isaiah and Alexa.
He received degrees from North Carolina State University in 1991 (BS), Duke University, The Divinity School in 1994 (MDiv), Princeton Theological Seminary in 1996 (ThM), and Columbia University, Teachers College in 2002 (EdD). Ordained on September 30, 1997, Bruce has served congregations in New York and North Carolina. He has proclaimed the Gospel of Jesus Christ in South Africa, Liberia, Mexico, the Czech Republic and Haiti. He continues to participate in grass roots organizations which address a range of community issues from challenging the wrongs of inequality in education to building alliances across racial, economic, and denominational lines.
He affirms the words from Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths”. He currently serves as the Associate Pastor of Evangelism and Community Outreach at Western Boulevard Presbyterian Church in Raleigh.