Gary Brandenburg serves as the Lead Pastor of Fellowship Dallas in Dallas, Texas. Prior to his time in ministry, he played three seasons of professional baseball for the Baltimore Orioles. He then went on to earn an M.Div. at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and a D.Min. at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Gary became a church planter in California for eight years, Senior Pastor at Grace Community Church in Tyler, Texas, for 14 years, and took the position of Lead Pastor at Fellowship Bible Church of Dallas in 2004. As a board member of Mercy Ships, Gary has spoken all over the world in conferences. He has also served on the Board of Directors for Pine Cove Christian Camps. Gary and his wife, Jana, have three grown children.