WHO WE ARE

At The Warehouse Church, we come from various walks of life, have had all kinds of good and bad experiences, and represent diverse ethnic groups, cultures, and generations. We are not perfect people. There are areas of our lives where we’ve been wounded and need to heal, where we have dreams we desire to fulfill, and character flaws we want to change. We have some things in common: our desire to know and worship God, our love for one another, our heart to help the hurting, our quest to grow by learning and applying God’s Word, and our passion to extend Christ’s love and teachings to the entire world. 

OUR MISSION

The Warehouse-Where lives are transformed:

  • in the Presence of God
  • by the Word of God
  • with the People of God
  • for the Kingdom of God
  • to the Glory of God

OUR VISION

The Warehouse Church is place where the raw material of our lives is transformed, we share in a loving community, our gifts are honed, and we are equipped and deployed to present the LORD Jesus Christ to the world.

OUR vALUES

W.I.S.D.O.M.

  • Worship – reverence, adoration, honor and obedience to the LORD
  • Integrity – honesty and strong moral principles, whole and undivided, sound in construction
  • Solidarity – unity and agreement in community
  • Discipleship – disciplined learning about and following of Jesus

  • Overcoming – prevailing success in dealing with difficulties by faith
  • Ministry – servant hearts that attend to needs and provide what is helpful to others

OUR PASTORS

SADELL BRADLEY

Sadell Bradley, Pastor of The Warehouse Church OTR, is a dynamic teacher and worship leader, with over 30 years in ministry in various contexts including: as a conference speaker and trainer, music, worship and arts pastor, providing background vocals for various artists; as a campus missionary, and as a ministry development director. She is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has been both a full-time and bi-vocational minister, most recently serving at MORTAR Cincinnati, a business incubator, as Strategic Director. There she co-authored the MASTERS introductory entrepreneurial curriculum.
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SHERMAN BRADLEY

Sherman B. Bradley, II is a former US Air Force Sergeant, ordained minister and avid Lakers fan. For ten years he served as Vice President of City Gospel Mission, ministering to formerly incarcerated, addicted, disenfranchised, transient and homeless men. Not only is he the Co-Pastor of The Warehouse Church with his wife, Sadell. They are the owners of GoodFit, a training company on implicit bias, and Consider The Poor, an Advocacy, Consulting and Training (ACTS) company that educates the public in understanding the conditions of poverty in America.
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LEADERS

ROBERT
JOHNSON

Music Director & Worship Leader

I am married to my beautiful wife, Lundon Johnson. We have 2 boys, Robert (RJ) 8 years and Rylan 8 months. I grew up in and around the Cincinnati area, graduating from Western Hills High School. I am bi-vocational working in the children and families service arena at Beech Acres at Mt. Washington school as worship leading at The Warehouse Church.

My journey to Christ began as a young child. I was taken to church and immediately was drawn to the music. As I got older, I became more interested in Jesus Christ and eventually gave my life over to him.

After giving my life to Christ, I continued to be drawn to music and the arts. In various experiences, I was exposed to choir, dance, drama, and production. Those experiences along with the hand of God on my life led me to a life of worship leading through music.

I enjoy creating music that glorifies God. Other things I like to do are watch movies, play basketball, watch football, basketball and baseball; my favorite teams are the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Bengals, and the Reds. I also enjoy traveling. One of my dreams is to travel the world to see and experience all God’s creation. My favorite food is fried fish and collard greens and/or cabbage and my favorite dessert is pretzel salad.

DAVID
MCCLENDON

Technical & Media Director

I’m married to the beautiful songbird Chrysta McClendon. I’m the father of 6 children: David Jr. (DJ), Layla, Jeremiah, Micah (preceded in death), Cherish and Christian.

I’m a born and raised Cincinnati native who graduated from Lakota West High School. I furthered my education at The Full Sail University and New Horizon Computer Training Center.

I’m the son of Pastors William and Linda McClendon Jr., so in church is where I spent the most of my days. I was baptized as a young man and accepted the call to minister the gospel in 2001. I joined The Warehouse in 2017 after praying for the place I should support, connect and serve. 

 I love all things tech and enjoy assisting, displaying, and teaching tech, so I’ve spent the last 3 years in Media and Communications here at the Warehouse.

My hope is that others that I’ve the chance to serve with in ministry, not only hear… but see my heart’s desire to serve God through my gifts.

I enjoy coaching sports when I’m not serving in ministry, spending time outdoors with my family and entrepreneurial ventures.

WANDA
BAKER

Children's Ministry Director

She and her husband, David, are the parents of 6 children, whom Wanda has homeschooled. 

Wanda has also taught in various children’s ministries for preschool and elementary school levels. She is an online tutor and enjoys working with children and seeing them excited to learn about God and His Love. 

She likes to find creative and fun ways to relate the Word to their daily lives. Wanda believes that parents are a child’s first teachers and wants to help them instill a love for God and His Word in their children. She said, “This is a sacred trust and I do not take it lightly.”

VICTORIA
SUMNER

Program Director/ Youth Ministry

Victoria is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a BS in Chemical Engineering. Victoria is the Program and Evaluation Manager at MORTAR Cincinnati. She has served as a Campus Missionary with Chi Alpha Campus Ministries.

CHRYSTA MCCLENDON

Women's Ministry Director

Chrysta is a wife and mother who has her own jewelry business, McClendon Haus. She is also a worship leader on the Worship Team.

 

JACKIE
SMITH

Director of Finance

She is a graduate of Xavier University with a degree in Accounting. Jackie is a lover of Jesus who is also very active in the local community in civic and political service.

DARLENE & ADAM MILLER

Congregational Care Pastors

Adam is a retired Army Sergeant who has a heart for feeding the hungry. Darlene works in the College Conservatory of Music at The University of Cincinnati, she is a gifted psalmist and keyboardist. They also serve on the Worship Team and as C0-Leaders of the Senior Connection Bible Study. 

DAVID
BAKER

Servant Leadership Board Representative

He works at Job and Family Services and is a husband and father of six children. David also serves on the Worship and Finance teams.

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