Our Leadership Team

The staff and leadership here at First Baptist is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have any questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them. You can contact the church office at info@hazelgreenfbc.org

  • Brad Williams  - Senior Pastor      

    Brad was raised in the great metropolis of Eastaboga, Alabama. After high school, Brad attended Jacksonville State University where he received a Bachelor's degree in Sociology and English. He later attended New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary where he received his Masters of Divinity. Since surrendering his life to ministry Brad has been serving the local church for 21 years with his wife Beth. In May of 2017 Brad received the call to become the Senior Pastor at First Baptist Hazel Green, and is excited for all God is doing in the Hazel Green area. Brad and Beth have two children, Savannah and Ross, and in his free time he enjoys traveling, watching sports, especially the JSU Gamecocks, and spending time with his family. 


  • David Spiers - Minister of Worship and Education    

    Dave leads our worship team and administrates our Life Groups and discipleship ministries. He has served First Baptist since 1999. Dave is a graduate of The University of Alabama and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Shannon and they have two adult children, Regan and Alex. Dave became a grandfather in March of 2018. Dave loves to travel, read, cook and dine out. He is also a crossword puzzle nerd.


  • Misty McCleary - Minister to Preschoolers/Children

    Misty leads our ministry to preschoolers, grade school kids, and their parents. She has served First Baptist since 2012. Misty grew up in Hazel Green and is a graduate of the University of Alabama Huntsville. She is married to Jake and they have three awesome kids: Ella, Bryce, and Lottie.


  • Josh Duncan - Minister to Students    

    Josh was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. After graduating high school in 2007 he went on to receive his Bachelor's degree from Hannibal-LaGrange University. While in school, Josh worked for Lifeway's Fuge Camps 4 summers where he met his wife Brittany. Josh and Brittany got married in January 2014 and started their ministry here at First Baptist just 9 days later. Josh leads our ministries to middle and high school students and their parents, as well as our college students. In January 2017 the Lord blessed them Josh and Brittany with a beautiful baby girl, Selah Grace. In their free time they enjoy playing games with friends and watching Selah discover new things.