Fady Al Hagal serves as Brentwood Baptist's Internationals' Minister. Originally from Damascus, Syria, Fady has lived in the United States since 1983. While attending the University of Tennessee at Martin, he served as Youth Pastor at Victory Baptist Church in Sharon, Tennessee. After graduating from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, he served as pastor of Southside Baptist Church of Martin, Tennessee for twenty-one years.
As Internationals' Minister, Fady is focused on discovering, training, and sending international ministry leaders to serve among their own people groups living in Middle Tennessee. His goal is also to mobilize the local American church body into reaching international people groups locally, nationally, and globally.
Fady lives in Nashville with wife Lindy, together they have four children. Lindy is a native of Nashville and has served in several ministries including Student Life Ministries, Drama and Arts, and in a role as Director of Children's Ministries. Fady and Lindy love seeing God's children become mature disciples and fulfill their callings in life. They enjoy a cup of coffee together in the morning, worship music, seeing people come to Christ from all nations, reading, laughter, fun activities, and great Disney movies.