Russell Fragar is an internationally renowned worship leader, song writer and producer. He is best known for his work with Hillsong Music of Australia where he produced the first ten live albums (including “Shout to the Lord”) that sold over 3 million copies worldwide. He served as Music Pastor for the Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia from 1989-2001.
Russell wrote many popular songs for those albums including People Just Like Us, Love You So Much, Holy Spirit Rain Down, So You Would Come and Great in Power. Many of his songs went on to be internationally acclaimed and re-recorded by artists such as Alvin Slaughter, Don Moen, Natalie Grant and Fred Hammond.
In 2001, Russell moved to America and served as the Worship Pastor at the Wave Church in Virginia Beach, Virginia. In 2007, Russell moved to the D.C. Metro area to become the Worship pastor of The Life Church. He also travels as a consultant to churches and worship teams throughout the United States and around the world.
Russell and his wife, Chris, have three adult daughters: Michelle, Alana and Kimberley.