Joe Bradford is one of the country’s most respected leaders and advocates for at-risk and fatherless children. As an author, co-producer, teacher, speaker, and program developer he serves through his unique ability to unite teams for active service and love to the least fortunate. He is known as “Papa Joe” in all circles of influence he touches.
Papa Joe serves as the CEO and co-founder (along with his wife Denise) of Elijah’s Heart, a 501(c)3 charitable and educational nonprofit that’s served thousands of children and families over the years. Papa Joe holds the rare honor of having his triumphant life story inspire a major motion picture, Unconditional. As a humble servant of Christ, he seeks to impact people and cities with an unstoppable move of love in action through the National Walk of Love Program and other powerful methods.