Pastor Bob Gray II was called to be the pastor of the Longview Baptist Temple on December 17, 2008. Pastor Gray became the sixth pastor when he succeeded his father, Dr. Bob Gray Sr., who pastored the church for twenty-nine years. Pastor Gray II and his father made the final transition with an installment service on Sunday night, March 1, 2009.
Before becoming the pastor of the Longview Baptist Temple, Pastor Gray served as the youth pastor. He also established a National Teen Convention which is held annually in 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 has also received two honorary doctorates.
Pastor Gray II and his wife, Kelly, have been married for 31 years. They have three children: Deanna, Rg, and Jordan: and four grandchildren: Blake, Grayson, Natalie, and Grant.