David Bragg was born and raised in Sullivan, IL. He is the 9th of 13 children.
David is a graduate of Lake Land Junior College, Mattoon, IL (AA in Accounting), Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson, TN (BA in Bible), and Harding Graduate School of Religion, Memphis, TN (MAR in Communications).
Beginning local work as a full-time minister, David has worked for four congregations (Woodbridge, VA [as personal evangelist]; Potts Camp, MS; Anderson, IN [Meadowbrookcongregation]; Cape Girardeau, MO). After eighteen years with the Cape Girardeau congregation, David retired from full-time work due to Multiple Sclerosis (2004).
He is author of four Bible class study books and maintains websites, blogs, and edits BulletinGold, an email newsletter for church bulletin editors.
He married Ann Hogan in 1981 and they now reside in Kernersville, NC. They have two children. Their son, Nathan, graduated from Boston University and is an actuary. He lives in Huntersville, NC with his wife, Carissa, a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and their sons Aaron and Isaac.
David and Ann’s daughter, Kari, a graduate of Freed Hardeman University, University of Central Missouri and the University of North Texas, joined the music faculty at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida in 2020. Kari is married to Jonathan Adams, a pilot for Envoy Air, a subsidiary of American Airlines.
David began working with the Northwest church of Christ as an Assistant Minister in December 2013 and Pulpit Minister in July 2015. He has taught Homiletics and Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther at the North Carolina School of Biblical Studies in Winston Salem, NC and served briefly as a board member of The Carolina Messenger.