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Brian Langley
Lead Pastor

Pastor Brian Langley has been in the ministry since 1999.  Brian was born and raised in Bakersfield, California.  Brian grew up in a loving, Christian home.  Brian gave his life to Christ at the age of 8.  In 1993, Brian met Lisa, and soon after joined the Shafter Missionary Baptist Church.  Brian & Lisa were married in 1995.  Brian & Lisa served together in the Shafter church in many capacities.  In 1999, Brian recognized God's call, and surrendered his life to the ministry.  Brian accepted the call of the Central Coast Missionary Baptist Church in 2002, and served there nearly 7 years.  In 2009, Brian & Lisa returned to Bakersfield, where Brian pastored First Missionary Baptist Church for over 13 years.  Brian accepted the call of Hillside Baptist Church in 2022, and moved to Knoxville, TN.  

Brian & Lisa have 2 children; Grant (2001) and Hannah (2004).  Brian & Lisa are avid hikers and hockey fans.  Brian served as the chaplain for the Bakersfield Condors (AHL) from 2012-2022.  Brian is a member of the Standing Missionary Committee for the American Baptist Association.

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