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Bob Gray II was called to be the pastor of the Longview Baptist Temple on December 17, 2008. He became the sixth pastor of the church when he succeeded his father, Dr. Bob Gray Sr., who pastored the church for twenty-nine years.

Before becoming the pastor of the Longview Baptist Temple, “Brother Bob” served as the youth pastor. Under his leadership, LBT launched the Annual National Teen Convention –  drawing hundreds of teens during the last week June.

Pastor Gray II attended Texas Baptist College of Longview, Texas and graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Christian Ministries and a Master of Theology Degree. Pastor Gray II also received honorary doctorates from both Texas Baptist College and Faith Baptist College in Athens, Alabama.

Pastor Gray and his wife, Kelly, were married in March of 1987. They have three adult children: DeAnna (married to Josh Doyle), Jordan (Married to Grace) and R.G.

They have three grandchildren and one on the way!