Bishop Keifer Bradshaw is a native of Greensboro, North Carolina. He graduated from James B. Dudley High School where he was a drum major of the Mighty Marching Panthers. Bishop Bradshaw is a Disabled Veteran where he served in the United States Marines Corps; served in Desert Storm and was honorably discharged due to injury. He is an alumnus of North Carolina Agriculture & Technical State University where he majored in Education. Bishop Bradshaw received certifications from the University of Louisville in Crime Prevention. He studied many disciplines of mixed martial arts: Ju-Jitsu, Jeet Kwon Do, and Wu-Shu Kung Fu and currently is a certified Self-Defense Instructor for R.A.D. Systems (Rape Aggression Defense).
Bishop Bradshaw served several churches in North Carolina as Minister of Music. On April 6, 1995 Bishop Keifer R. Bradshaw received his calling to preach the unadulterated Word of God at Erwin Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Cooleemee, North Carolina under Reverend Calvin Smith. After being a licensed preacher in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church for some time, Bishop Bradshaw received his ordination on July 5, 2001 under the presiding prelate Bishop Charles Helton, while attending Hanes Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina under Dr. Micheal K. Williams, Sr.
While under the tutelage of Dr. Micheal K. Williams, Sr. in January 2002 Bishop Bradshaw received his assignment from God to begin a ministry online called FaithZone Ministries. In January of 2003 Bishop Bradshaw received his assignment from God to start FaithZone Outreach Ministries. With the blessing of his pastor, Dr. Micheal Williams and with the assistance of Bishop Myron K. Dawson and The Kingdom Covenant Church, on April 4, 2003 FaithZone Outreach Ministries held its first service at 8:00 AM at 1531 McConnell Road in Greensboro, North Carolina.
In January 2006 Bishop Bradshaw accepted pastoral leadership of The Messiah’s House of Winston-Salem, North Carolina resulting in an expansion of the ministry. During the transition the name was changed to NewLife Outreach Ministries. In 2008 Bishop Bradshaw merged both FaithZone Christian Fellowship, Inc. and NewLife Outreach Ministries and the two ministries became one.
Bishop Bradshaw is the co-founder and president of the Inertia Initiative Group, which was a group of area Pastorscoming together to make a change in our communities. He is a co-founder of The FaithConnection Assembly, Inc.; which is a fellowship of Christian churches throughout North Carolina and Africa. Bishop Bradshaw is also the co-founder of the Whole Village Initiative, a non-profit that provides motivational and tutorial support for students. Bishop Bradshaw and Lady Nichole Bradshaw are co-owners of Nik-Kei Productions, CEO of BradCorp Solutions, LLC and CEO of Keifer Bradshaw Ministries.
On September 14, 2013 Bishop Bradshaw was duly consecrated by Chief Consecrator Bishop Stephen L. Williams, Presiding Prelate of the FaithConnection Assembly, Incorporated at Goodwill Baptist Church in Clemmons, North Carolina. In addition to Bishop Williams, the College of Bishops and Co-Consecrators were: Bishop Derek Damont Kelly of Kingdom Impact Ministries in Thomasville, North Carolina; Bishop Myron Kim Dawson of The Kingdom Covenant Church in Greensboro, North Carolina; and Bishop John Cecil Parks of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Bishop Keifer Bradshaw is married to his beloved wife and soul mate for twenty-one years Elder Nichole Bradshaw who serves as the Executive Pastor of FaithZone Christian Fellowship, Inc. They are the proud parents of two beautiful daughters Leah and Rachel Bradshaw. Bishop Keifer Bradshaw is very passionate about teaching and preaching the unadulterated Word of God and serving in the Kingdom. Bishop Keifer Bradshaw is also a very accomplished psalmist, musician and songwriter. He is truly a man after God’s own heart that makes worship a daily part of his life.
Bishop Designate Bradshaw coined the phrase “Empowering God’s people to be Kingdom Builders and World Changers through equipping, education, exaltation and excellence according to the Word of God,” that FaithZone Christian Fellowship, Inc. uses as their mission statement. He believes that “we are real people with real issuesserving a real God”.