Maher El Hajj is married to Rachel and has two children, Timothy and Mikaela, who both make sure dad stays fit.
He became a follower of Jesus through a YFC Lebanon program in 1995. The ministry of YFCL had a big impact on his life. He was invited to join YFCL as a full time staff member in 2003. On January 2012, he took the role of National Director of YFC Lebanon. YFCL serves among Lebanese and Syrian refugee youth from different faith backgrounds to reach the marginalized and sometimes overlooked youth in his country.
Maher is passionate about reaching youth and seeing them saved and discipled. He is involved as well in training youth workers from the Middle East to see them equipped to reach the lost youth with the Gospel.