Pastor Brian C. Schexnayder was raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. His family attended Southwest Baptist Church, where he was saved at the age of 16 and called to preach under the ministry of Bro. Sam Davison. In August of 1994, Bro. Brian began his studies at Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri, and graduated in 1998, after completing his studies with a B.S. degree in Pastoral Studies. Bro. Brian then served as an Associate Pastor for the next 12 years. In November of 2009, Bro. Brian was called as Pastor of Baptist Temple. He and his wife Deidre were married in May, 1996 and have 3 daughters, Lydia, Emma and Courtney.