Bruce Proctor is a native of Texas who served for nearly four years in the US Air Force before continuing his education in Biblical studies, He graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1981 with a Th.M. in Systematic Theology and obtained his Ph.D. in Biblical Studies in 2011 from Louisiana Baptist University. Bruce has also taught courses for the Southern Bible Institute (Spencer, OK), and Ministry Training Institute courses for Oklahoma Baptist University (Shawnee, OK).
Bruce and his wife Patricia live in San Antonio, Texas and have eight adult children and 21 grandchildren. Bruce currently serves as Associate Pastor of Christian Education at True Vine Baptist Church.