Pastor

Brian Langley was born on April 18, 1973, in Bakersfield, CA.  Brian was raised in a good Christian home.  He accepted Jesus as his Savior at the age of 8.  Later in his teens, he met the love of his life, Lisa, who was a member of the Shafter Missionary Baptist Church.  Brian was baptized by the Shafter church in 1993 by Bro. Art Richardson.

Brian and Lisa were married on October 18, 1995.  Brian served in many capacities in the Shafter church.  Then, in September 1999, Brian answered the call to preach and surrendered his life to the ministry.  He served under Bro. Jim Nixon for the next 3 years.  In October, 2002, Brian accepted his first pastorate, the Central Coast Missionary Baptist Church of Santa Maria, CA.  Brian pastored in Santa Maria until April, 2009, when he answered the call of First Missionary Baptist Church of Bakersfield, CA, and returned back to Bakersfield.

Brian received his education from California State University Bakersfield, with a double bachelor in Business Administration and Human Resources.

God has blessed the Langleys with 2 great children: Grant (2001) and Hannah (2004).  In addition to being full time in the ministry as pastor of Bakersfield, Brian serves as the volunteer chaplain for the Bakersfield Condors Hockey Club, the AHL-affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers.

In his spare time, Brian enjoys running marathons, watching the Dodgers, and writing.